The BuzzFeed NewsUnion got a rude awakening today when they were stood up by execs they’d hoped would cave to their demands:

Narrator: This isn’t union-busting.

Wait … BuzzFeed does journalism? Now that would be news. It would also be news if we felt even remotely sorry for these self-important, self-unaware clowns.

Since their union ambitions seem to be a bust, here’s a suggestion:

Hope they can handle it.

You can do it, guys!