News of the post circled the globe and tens of thousands asked online the resignation of the two guilty women. ”They both need to go. This type of public discourse is completely unacceptable” the petition said. Some of them was also concerned about the West Virginia residents asking if this a hate incubator. “Please don’t judge the entire community for one or two individual acts,” the Council replied. Three years of Beverly Whaling’s term remained and a replacement is needed. Council member Jason Hubbard issued a brief statement condemning the “horrible and indecent” post and said racism and intolerance “isn’t what this community is about.” Whaling earlier issued a written apology to news media outlets saying her comment wasn’t intended to be racist.