You mean there are puerile misogynists working at Business Insider?
— Irin Carmon (@irin) September 9, 2013
Apparently so—and “all opinions my own” statements on Twitter accounts aren’t quite enough when said opinions are as noxious as those of Pax Dickinson, just outed as Business Insider‘s resident bro-troll and forced out of his position as the site’s CTO. Here’s one of his amazing insights (keep in mind that this dude was C-level).
feminism in tech remains the champion topic for my block list. my finger is getting tired. — Pax Dickinson (@paxdickinson) September 9, 2013
Last night’s Valleywag post highlighting Pax’s greatest hits appears to have led directly to his dismissal, which leaves us wondering how he managed to hang on so long in the first place. Did none of his bosses notice NSFW classics like this one, which must be seen to be believed? Somebody knew what was going on.
— Nicholas Carlson (@nichcarlson) September 9, 2013
Is it? Not like he’s not proud of himself: