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Politics bled over into the sports world as the United States officially said goodbye to President Obama while welcoming the new President Trump, and it’s officially cost a writer his job.

NFL writer Bart Hubbuch caused some commotion on social media during the inaugural ceremonies by comparing the day to both the Pearl Harbor and September 11th attacks.

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The backlash caused Hubbuch to later delete the tweet and apologized on social media.

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Regardless of your thoughts on the politics of the new President, this definitely wasn’t the right way to make a statement about it. And apparently it’s now cost him his career.

NFL writer fired after making awful comparison of Donald Trump inauguration Saul Loeb - Pool/Getty Images
Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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