Leana Wen: Terminated After Eight Months
Leana Wen: Terminated After Eight Months
Leana Wen, the president of Planned Parenthood was forced out of her job yesterday in a dispute over her management style and the direction of the organization.
And you heard it there. The position was not a “medical” one but a “political” one. So, with whom did Dr. Wen differ with philosophically? Wen was ousted after a secret meeting of the Board of Directors.
I just learned that the @PPFA Board ended my employment at a secret meeting. We were engaged in good faith negotiations about my departure based on philosophical differences over the direction and future of Planned Parenthood. My statement to come shortly.
— Leana Wen, M.D. (@DrLeanaWen) July 16, 2019
And, the masses sounded off:
I’m sure you will be kept comfortable while there is a conversation of what the next steps are
— Rob D (@dueckman123) July 16, 2019
I’m sure it ripped you apart.
— 👀 Heidi Ho! 😉 (@LakeMomLPB) July 16, 2019
Was your employment no longer viable?
— Jessica Fletcher (@heckyessica) July 16, 2019
In a statement, Wen added the following:
I came to Planned Parenthood to run a national healthcare organization and to advocate for the broad range of public health policies that affect our patients’ health. The new Board leadership has determined that the priority of Planned Parenthood moving forward is to double down on abortion rights advocacy.”-Leana Wen
But it wasn’t just Wen’s medical over political focus that had the Board of Directors questioning her leadership. A source close to the situation says Wen was “distrustful of staff, made inaccurate statements to the press, and shied away from using the word ‘abortion’ or employing gender-inclusive language.” Perhaps because a medical professional understands that there are obviously biological differences between men and women? As in women can have menstrual cycles. Men who “identify” as women cannot. Women can become pregnant. Men who “identify” as women cannot. Women have a uterus. Men do not. Ergo, only women get abortions. Was Wen willing to waste credibility she built as a medical professional by buying in to this ridiculousness? The notion that she could not use the proper gender pronoun “she” without being looked at cross-eyed? I would say not.
@DrLeanaWen Come on down! You're the next contestant on "Are you woke enough."
— Bransenjennings (@bransenjennings) July 16, 2019
Jumping in to fill Wen’s shoes is “community organizer”, Alexis McGill Johnson. Johnson previously served on the board for both the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. She is the co-founder of the Perception Institute, which describes itself as a “national consortium of researchers, advocates, and cultural strategists that turns cutting-edge mind science research on identity difference into solutions.”
Community organizer > individual with medical degree to be at the helm of a so-called “women’s healthcare” organization. Noted.
Johnson also worked with Starbucks on its racial bias curriculum that launched last year, according to her bio. Thousands of Starbucks stores around the country closed down in May 2018 for training. Johnson is known for her social justice and political advocacy. Just what Planned Parenthood wants, right?
Upon Wen’s arrival to Planned Parenthood, employees received a 182-page handbook on rules and tips for working with Wen upon her arrival, including “Make sure to frequently look up [from Twitter] and make eye contact with Dr. Wen to see if she is trying to communicate urgent information” and “Dr. Wen “learns not hears.”
I will always stand with Planned Parenthood, as I continue my life’s work and mission of caring for and fighting for women, families, and communities.”-Leana Wen
Too bad they didn’t stand with you, Dr. Wen. You were unwanted. You were disposable. You were not woke enough. They cut you right out, didn’t they?
Leana, I know exactly how Planned Parenthood works and know ALL about their secret meetings. If you ever want to talk about your experience (in complete confidence), I’m here. I will help in any way I can through your transition. ❤️
— Abby Johnson (@AbbyJohnson) July 16, 2019
I hope Johnson and Wen do have a chat about the sinister cesspool that is Planned Parenthood. More details to come, we are sure of it. The left certainly does eat their own.
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