Was Ist Los Mit Der Uber Goober?

by Eric Din on November 18, 2014

in The Horror, Whatnot

Maybe it’s because I am half German that I am wary of things called “Uber.” It’s a knee jerk reaction, I admit, to a common prefix that simply means “Over” or “Above.” Suddenly Über-the radar, is this heinous behavior from an Uber exec, which seems to suggest that that company feels it is Über-the law, or at least Über-any need for fair play or decency. Über-annoying. It’s also Über-creepy and disturbing that this exec would, after these Über-scandalous revelations, contact the reporter in question and ask to speak to her OFF THE RECORD! A journalist. In a situation like this. Off the record. Does he know how Über-sinister that appears? I’m wagering he isn’t dumb, being an Über-successful executive. What could he possibly want to tell her, off the record? It’s Über-disturbing. I’m over Über, with or without the umlaut, and will restrict use of “Über” to matters involving heavy metal and WW2 documentaries. At least until this guy apologizes to Sarah Lacy publicly. On the record. And until Uber addresses her legitimate concerns. Which doesn’t seem Über-likely any time Über-soon.

Sarah Lacy

Sarah Lacy in a happier moment

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