tinyfav.com March 20, 2018

Delta Switched Ann Coulter's Seat, and a Political War Broke Out

17 July 2017, 08:43 | Melanie Burgess

Ann Coulter Verified account @AnnCoulter

Ann Coulter

Delta fired back at conservative pundit Ann Coulter on Sunday for what the airline called an "unacceptable and unnecessary" series of tweets after she was denied the seat she had pre-booked on a Saturday flight.

Ann Coulter is no stranger to temper tantrums, but she spent the better part of this weekend outdoing herself while raging at Delta airlines.

"If you thought it was about $30, @Delta, why didn't you give this woman $30 and let me stay in my PRE-BOOKED, ASSIGNED seat?" she wrote, sharing a picture of the woman who was placed in her seat.

Delta noted that while there was some confusion with seating assignments during boarding, all passengers complied with a flight attendant's request to move to the seats noted on their respective tickets and the flight departed without incident.

Delta has since responded to Coulter's comments adding that her complaints turned into personal attacks on passengers and employees. But as Coulter tweeted into Sunday night, Delta released an account of events from flight 2582 that sounded significantly less dire. Coulter shared an image of the woman who had allegedly taken her seat, calling her a "dachshund-legged woman", and slammed the airline's staff for poor customer service.

@AnnCoulter We're sorry you did not receive the preferred seat you paid for and will refund your $30. Her tirade was remarkable, if only for the shocking detail of her choosing an airline that recently banned a ranting pro-Trump passenger for life.

"Suckiest @Delta moved me from my PRE-BOOKED SEAT & gave it to some woman, not elderly, child, or sick".

Oppn corners govt on China stand-off
Opposition leaders have been critical of the government for its handling of the China and Kashmir issues . For Congress , security and national interest are paramount.

Trump administration plans to certify Iranian compliance with nuclear agreement
Other powers that brokered the nuclear deal along with the US have said there's no appetite for renegotiating it. The deal was negotiated during the presidency of Barack Obama .

Alberto El Patron Indefinitely Suspended By Global Force Wrestling
However, new evidence suggests that Paige's tweet does not represent what really happened at the terminal over the weekend. Paige's brother, British wrestler Zak Bevis, said he fears for his sister in a posting on Facebook .

For Coulter, the $30 refund felt like an extra slap in the face.

Previously, when United Airlines drew criticisms for the rough-handling of a passenger and carrying him off the aircraft, Coulter was seemingly unsympathetic. After almost a day, Delta replied and took her to task on Twitter.

Ms. Coulter went on to complain that Delta "spends all this $$$ on lovely aircraft & then hire Nurse Ratchets as flight attendants & gate agents", a reference to Nurse Ratched, the character known to be an overly strict enforcer of the rules in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".

Tariq Nasheed compared Coulter's views on liberals and minorities having "victim mentality" versus her own sense of victimhood.

"The airline's social media and customer care teams made several attempts to connect with her to apologize for the seat mix-up", reads Delta's statement, and the airline's Twitter history shows it reached out within an hour of her first complaint.

And at least a few people said they would stop flying Delta because of Coulter's experience.

Other News

Trending Now

Iranian Researcher Detained at Logan Airport Sent Back Home
The stop, customs spokesperson Stephanie Malin said, was based on information discovered during the agency's review. Dehnavi has been detained while traveling with his wife and three children.

Moon Express in race against time
The company just had its first liftoff in May , becoming the first orbital-class rocket to do some from a private launch complex. Some of them will be used for scientific research, but others could be sold to collectors or other private companies.

Crude palm oil futures rise 0.37 pc on spot demand
According to the Wall Street Journal , Saudi Arabia's crude oil production hit 10.7 MMbpd (million barrels per day) in June 2017. OPEC exported 25.92 million barrels per day (bpd) in June, up 450,000 bpd from May and 1.9 million bpd more than a year earlier.

Jimmy Carter, 92, treated for dehydration while at Winnipeg charity work site
But by December of that year Carter told his church that his latest brain scan showed no sign of the disease. President Jimmy Carter collapsed Thursday while at a Habitat for Humanity build site in Canada.

Murder victim's uncle speaks out about 'calculated' killing in Pennsylvania
Investigators found thebodies of Finocchiaro, Meo and Sturgis in a 12½-foot-deep grave Wednesday, according to the complaint. The Associated Press, citing a person with firsthand knowledge of his confession, reported the DiNardo had a co-conspirator.

Officials say scattered showers won't help BC wildfires, wind may fuel flame
Controlled burns allow for the fuel to burn in a controlled setting before fires potentially move to the areas, due to wind. The Cariboo Fire Centre is restricting access to four lakes in the region to assist with local firefighting efforts.

Paris and Los Angeles will have the Games, but when?
L.A.'s previous hosting duties, in 1932 and 1984, were also "games-changers" for the Olympics, Garcetti said. The two cities must agree on a hosting arrangement by September 13, or only the 2024 Games will be awarded.

Knife attacker kills two Ukrainian tourists in Egyptian resort
Two tourists have died and four other people were wounded after they were stabbed on a beach in Egypt . It has also targeted the country's Coptic Christian population in suicide bombings and knife attacks.

Lea Michele remembers Cory Monteith on the fourth anniversary of his death
Michele and Monteith met while filming the long-running, award-winning musical series Glee , and they soon sparked a relationship. To honour him the Scream Queens star got a simple number five tattooed on the side of her rib cage.

Camp Lejeune-based service members killed in MS plane crash
Anyone who happens to find debris or something they believe may be related to the crash should call authorities at 1-800-ATF-GUNS. Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks told The Associated Press that officials were still searching for bodies after nightfall.