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Old 09 October 2012, 09:36 PM
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Read This! The CEO Who Threatened to Fire His Employees If Obama's Elected

David Siegel is the founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, a huge national timeshare company and one of the largest resort developers in the world. In 2007 he was a billionaire, although he may be only a hundred-millionaire now. He and his wife Jackie were the subjects of the recent documentary "The Queen of Versailles," about their ongoing quest to build the largest house in America, a 90,000 square foot monument to excess. And yesterday, David Siegel sent an email to all of his thousands of employees, in which he in a veiled way insinuated that they would be fired of Barack Obama is reelected.

UPDATE: Shortly after we posted this letter, we found out, thanks to multiple readers, that it bore suspicious resemblances to a popular chain letter that was circulated just before the 2008 elections.
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Old 09 October 2012, 09:44 PM
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He [Siegel] added that he "hasn't had any negative feedback" on the letter.
If they think you'd fire them for disagreeing with you politically, why would you think they'd risk openly disagreeing with you ethically?
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Old 09 October 2012, 11:15 PM
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It's amazing what turns up when you google this guy's name. He's been doing ethically dubious stuff for his whole career. Why stop now?
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Old 04 December 2012, 06:49 PM
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Jaded Siegel switches gears, reassures employees jobs are safe despite Obama's victory

Despite President Barack Obama's re-election, Orlando time-share mogul David Siegel changed his tune about his company's post-election prospects, reassuring his employees that massive layoffs are not imminent.
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