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On Wednesday, Massey Energy CEO Robert Murray laid off 156 employees after a prayer that blamed the layoffs on President Obama’s reelection. Today a Fox News headline proclaims “Massive Layoffs Across America,” although the Massey Energy firings are the only examples in their story that are directly linked to the election, and a Twitter user urged businesses to fire Obama voters and not contract or hire Obama supporters. Is firing workers based on how they vote, or election outcomes, a sensible business strategy?