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PHOTO: A man delivers a profane rant on a recent Delta Air Lines flight. (Photo via YouTube)
Delta Air Lines is under fire this holiday weekend after a video went viral showing a male passenger standing in the aisle during a flight and delivering an almost minute-long pro-Donald Trump rant – while profanely blasting Hillary Clinton supporters.
The video was posted by Facebook user Emma Baum, who apparently was on the same Delta flight as the man on Tuesday from Atlanta to Allentown, Pennsylvania. She shared the video with MSNBC and The Daily Beast, and it went viral from there, being picked up by a multitude of media outlets.
The man tried to get passengers to talk about the election, even apparently telling Baum that he didn’t mind her videotaping him.
“Really? Ain’t nobody gonna say no sh*t on this plane?” he said.
It then devolved into calling some of the female passengers “Hillary B*****s.”
But Delta is under fire for not only allowing the man to continue without the crew interrupting him but, after flight attendants initially led him away after his tirade, he was allowed to return to his seat.
Delta finally issued a statement on Saturday:
“We are sorry to our customers who experienced this disruption. We have followed up with the teams involved and all agree that this customer should not have been allowed to continue on the flight. Our responsibility for ensuring all customers feel safe and comfortable with Delta includes requiring civil behavior from everyone. The behavior we see in this video does not square with our training or culture and follow up will continue so we can better ensure our employees will know they will be fully supported to make the right decisions when these issues arise."
Here is the video: