183. It Isn't the Economy

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Carl worked for company for one year. they laid him off. “ have to lay you ,” said his boss. “It’s you. It’s the economy. ’ll hire you back when economy gets better.” Carl angry. It wasn’t the . It’s discrimination, he thought. didn’t lay off anyone . They laid off only . He looked for another . He couldn’t find another . A year later, he had no job. It ’t my fault, he thought. was the company’s fault. discriminated against him. He a gun. He went to his company. He his boss dead. The arrested him. The murder on the TV news. TV reporter talked about . She felt so sorry him. She talked about much he had suffered. didn’t say anything about dead boss.