Fired because of politics?

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – Justin DeWitt, the party-endorsed Democrat who ran against U.S. Representative Garret Graves this election season, says his employer fired him before he could return to work after Election Day.

DeWitt says his supervisor at the SJB Group told him he would be laid off because the company was “downsizing” and because he had “performed poorly” in the last year. DeWitt says he was the only person laid off, adding he had received a positive performance review and a pay raise in July.

“I’ve thought about it from every angle, trying to see it from other perspectives,” DeWitt said Monday. “All the angles I can come up with, either it’s politically motivated or they’re completely horrible and clumsy…

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