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We're beginning to think he is an asshole, maybe!


Goodness gracious, the hits just keep coming on what a nasty pile of fuck-gravy Donald Trump's campaign chief Stephen Bannon, who stepped down from his throne atop Breitbart Dot KKK to "save" Trump's campaign, is! Last week we learned Bannon might maybe have domestic violenced his first wife, and also a little thing about how maybe he is an election fraud-ing shitmonster. Now, we have a new thing to tell you!

The New York Post reports that about a decade ago, Bannon fired a lady who had multiple sclerosis (MS), had just had a baby, and was on maternity leave at the time. What a mensch Bannon seems to be!

“Julia Panely-Pacetti, a new mother who suffers from multiple sclerosis, was terminated by defendants from her position as head of public relations and corporate marketing because of her sex and her disability,” states the lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court in September 2005.

The lawsuit says Panely-Pacetti's maternity leave was protected by the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which means firing her would have been illegal. The suit also says that even though she was on maternity leave, American Vantage Media Corporation, where Bannon was the boss, made her do her job duties FROM HOME while she was taking care of a newborn, and while also having MS. She actually had a flare-up during that time!

Reportedly, Panely-Pacetti did everything by the book, but once she revealed herself to be in a state of preggers-ness, Bannon "treated her differently," which is an all-too-common thing that happens in the workplace. She had to start working from home a few weeks before she gave birth, because of a "pregnancy-related health concern," but the suit says she was doing the same things she always did, while at home at the end of her third trimester, while dealing with a "pregnancy-related health concern."

According to the Post, the case was settled in September of 2006, and the terms are a secret we are not allowed to know.

So what does Bannon say about all this? Something along the lines of "Yeah I am an asshole, and also I beated my first wife?" You will be shocked to learn he denies the whole thing:

A spokeswoman for Bannon said: “Ms. Panely-Pacetti was not fired but laid off with all the personnel in her entire division during a corporate restructuring where the parent company exited its international sales and marketing business, and shutdown its communications department.”

Oh. Guess that lady's lying then, because Stephen Bannon seems like such an upstanding character.

Ooh, ooh! Wanna hear another time when Bannon was allegedly awful, but probably was actually a perfect fucking angel, because everybody lies about him? So, the ex-wife who made the domestic violence claims about Bannon ALSO said in 2007 that her ex-hubby really didn't want their daughters going to this one school in Los Angeles, because PEE-YEW! have you seen how many Jewishes go to school there?

Mary Louise Piccard said in a 2007 court declaration that Bannon didn't want their twin daughters attending the Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles because many Jewish students were enrolled at the elite institution.

"The biggest problem he had with Archer is the number of Jews that attend," Piccard said in her statement signed on June 27, 2007.

"He said that he doesn't like the way they raise their kids to be 'whiny brats' and that he didn't want the girls going to school with Jews," Piccard wrote.

He seems really, really nice. He probably hates that we jokingly referred to him as a mensch above, too, because that's a Jewish-like word. How do you say mensch in whatever language anti-semitic asshole "alt-right" racists speak?

Meh, let's just call him a fuck-knob and leave it there.

[New York Post / lawsuit / New York Daily News]

Evan Hurst

Evan Hurst is the senior editor of Wonkette, which means he is the boss of you, unless you are Rebecca, who is boss of him. His dog Lula is judging you right now.

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