Mary Burke: It's not like Europe was really a big market for bicycles anyway
you can always tell when someone hasn't been fired by their telltale two years of sabbatical and Dream Wanderings.
Mary Burke wasn't fired, she was just promoted to Vice President of Snowboarding & Finding Herself.
Mary Burke: I took a two year mental health snowboarding sabbatical to discover myself, like people who weren't fired always do.
Mary Burke: I wasn't fired, my job was just restructured so that someone else performed it and took home the paycheck.