Best Euphemism 

"Retired"

Look, we all knew that former Charleston Fire Department head Rusty Thomas had to go. You can't be the chief of a fire department that had suffered a disastrous and entirely avoidable tragedy and expect to keep your job. And for months, Thomas did, thanks to the unwavering support of Mayor Joe Riley. But reports criticizing Thomas and the CFD that day continued to be released. And in June, Thomas "retired." Right.

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