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Arkansas Teacher Resigns Following Outrage Over Michelle Obama ‘America’s First Chimp’ Comments

Another day, another idiot is unemployed after posting racist comments online.

Trent Bennett, a high school teacher in Malvern, Arkansas, shared a racist Facebook post about the president and his family.

Michelle Obummer … America’s First Chimp,” the Trent said in now-deleted post.

When challenged about the remarks, Trent doubled down and said “Just good to see that nasty chimp and her spider monkey husband gone for good,” according to KARK.

Malvern School District released a statement condemning the remarks saying  the post “was inappropriate, insensitive, and used racially charged rhetoric.”

It said that it is investigating the post and will take action after a review.

The local NAACP got involved and sent a letter to the school district calling for his termination.

On Thursday, Trent resigned and issued an apology.

“I acknowledge that they were disrespectful and offensive,” he said, a local NBC News affiliate reported. “I am aware of the impact this has had, and though I negate that I have ever conducted myself in a less than professional manner in regard to my students, I have resigned my teaching position at Malvern High School. I have also removed my social media presence to prevent any future issues.”

According to the Malvern School District’s Facebook page, the board called a special meeting Thursday and voted 6-0 to accept Mr. Bennett’s resignation.

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