Empathy Misfire

Secretary: I’m sorry that you’re being let go.
Me: Thank you.
Secretary: But really your lucky.
Me: In what way am I lucky?
Secretary: You know that you’re losing your job. The rest of us just have to sit around and wait. You’ll be at home looking for work and we’ll be here in a haze of terror.
Me: Then why don’t you quit and alleviate that fear?
Secretary: *silence*