Want to see a "Personal PR Fail" in the making? Check out the thunderstorm that https://plus.google.com/u/0/104557463104455273153/posts/Fr1KGE53geJis bringing on himself here -
For the TL:DR crowd, essentially what's going on is that on an earlier post there was a video of a someone defending their dog by punting an attacking raccoon. Someone () made a joke about summoning PETA, and Mr. Paone didn't get the joke, thought she was serious, and engaged in a campaign of taking her to task for it.
Since then, he has been repeatedly given chances to get off the Fail Bus and let it go, but every time a normal human being would back down and walk away, he's doubled down on the butthurt, going so far as to start his own post (the one I linked to) to continue the debate.
Now, I used to followbefore she got famous and uncircled me (she's got an ungodly nearly 100K followers now so I don't really blame her) and she's a decent sort, so I don't understand why this guy has made it his quest (a losing quest, too) to take her on and out for making a joke he a) didn't get, and then b) didn't think was funny when he did get it.
It's this sort of "Double Down" mentality that is the same reason we've seen fails on the PR side of things for Applebees, those obnoxious people from that one horrible tv show, etc. There's a time to fight and there's a time to shut the hell up. Know which one is which.
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