Remember Chris Hart, the economist who quit his job at Standard Bank after he posted a controversial tweet that many deemed racist. He received serious criticism in January for tweeting “More than 25 years after Apartheid ended, the victims are increasing along with a sense of entitlement and hatred towards minorities…”. Well it seems like Hart hasn’t learned and is back in the social media spotlight for comparing the market reaction to the Brexit vote to that of a battered wife.
Here’s what he posted on Twitter.
That analogy clearly wasn’t well received. Here’s a snapshot of the comment responses.
There’s a whole bunch more similar replies, but go read them under the original tweet HERE.