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Ann Coulter bashes Delta
Airlines in tweetstorm

The Hill, by Josh Delk

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Posted By:Lalo, 7/16/2017 10:06:55 PM

Ann Coulter´s series of tweets targeting Delta Airlines stretched into a second day on Sunday after the conservative author said she lost a prebooked "extra-room" seat on a flight. "The worst airline in America" she said in a tweet Saturday night. "Just when you think it´s safe to fly them again, the worst airline in America is STILL: @Delta," she added. [Tweet] Coulter said a flight attendant responded "I don´t know" when asked why the "extra-room seat I specifically booked" was given to another customer. Coulter then took a picture of the woman who was given the seat, and said

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Ann and the President seem to have a similar ethic about being ´attacked´ -- punch back ten times harder.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Vesicant, 7/16/2017 10:17:38 PM     (No. 11321016)

Reminds me of that Seinfeld episode about the car reservation -- "you know how to take the reservation, you just don´t know how to hold the reservation." I guess we´re supposed to be thankful they don´t put us out on the wing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: danvillebill, 7/16/2017 10:28:40 PM     (No. 11321020)

Threaten them by saying "next time I´m taking a bus".

If that doesn´t work you can always scream:
"Do you know who I am??!!"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 7/16/2017 10:42:41 PM     (No. 11321030)

When I fly on Delta, it´s always Delta Comfort. Wish I´d seen Ann Coulter. She is editorially fearless.

Be that as it may, this little episode is ridiculous. Boring.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bunsen, 7/16/2017 11:38:48 PM     (No. 11321040)

I saw a FB post saying now she has something in common with Merrick Garland.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mamafrog, 7/17/2017 12:02:02 AM     (No. 11321042)

I am so glad she was not hired to work in the White House

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/17/2017 12:30:49 AM     (No. 11321052)

They probably knew that she is a conservative commentator and decided to screw over her by giving her previously assigned seat to someone else. They don´t make mistakes on seat assignments as they are all computerized these days. Coulter most likely flies commercial all the time, after making an evaluation of the situation she should probably take her business somewhere else.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/17/2017 12:53:24 AM     (No. 11321057)

Delta responded to her nastily because HER complaints hurt them. She is extra tall. She specifically booked it.
As a frequent flyer, she had every reason to be itritated.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ozwestie, 7/17/2017 1:04:19 AM     (No. 11321059)

Delta´s response to Ann sounded particularly passive aggressive. I´d be really ticked off to get a response like that from a customer service dept.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Loosecannon, 7/17/2017 1:31:28 AM     (No. 11321060)

I love Ann and cannot wait to read the column she will surely write about this (and airline customer disservice in general).

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Reply 10 - Posted by: agrunt, 7/17/2017 2:11:26 AM     (No. 11321071)

Note to self – do not P the leggy blond off.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/17/2017 2:11:30 AM     (No. 11321072)

The real revenge is telling the whole world.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: thelmalou, 7/17/2017 6:27:28 AM     (No. 11321102)

They are terrible...I´d rather fly anyone else except United. And American. And...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: toodles3956, 7/17/2017 6:31:11 AM     (No. 11321103)

I had a similar experience with another airline. I have severe health problems with my legs and booked an extra seat so I could move my legs to ease the pain. They moved me to a window seat which are smaller and the flight was so painful, I haven´t flown since and will never trust any airline again.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: qr4j, 7/17/2017 6:39:36 AM     (No. 11321106)

American Airlines is the worst, Ms. Coulter. That´s my experience. Maybe I should send that out on TwitFace.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 7/17/2017 6:51:29 AM     (No. 11321107)

Bottomline: Don´t fly Delta, American Airlines or United. I only fly Southwest and have not experience one problem.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Janjan, 7/17/2017 6:59:09 AM     (No. 11321113)

Air travel has become the science of cramming as many bodies as possible into a metal tube and getting them from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible to maximize corporate profits. Customer Service is not in the handbook.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 7/17/2017 7:00:19 AM     (No. 11321117)

I fly Alaska they are excellent too. Southwest-bags fly free which is unique.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: watashiyo, 7/17/2017 7:40:37 AM     (No. 11321132)

I don´t know but I fly delta twice a year and haven´t had any problems with their service. They´re generally good and polite. Far better than United! Ms. Coulter, let it go and move on with your busy life.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: MoBeef4u, 7/17/2017 7:59:42 AM     (No. 11321145)

Assuming everything in the article is factual, Ann played by the rules set by the airline. She paid for a specific seat, a choice given by the airline. If the personnel wanted to make a change they should have apprised Ann of the situation and offered her a comparable seat. The choice should have been hers, she paid for the privilege. If you make a policy, abide by it. I hate actions that become arbitrary; just a pet peeve.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/17/2017 8:03:45 AM     (No. 11321146)

I just flew round trip to Dallas on United and had no problem at all. I flew "basic economy" which is cheaper but doesn´t allow seat selection. I was given a window seat, but I prefer the aisle so I went to the desk at my gate and they changed me to an aisle seat.

I also love their new policy of making you pay if you want to take your roller bag on board and put it in the overhead bin. Now most people check their bags and only carry on a personal item. It makes boarding and de-boarding twice as fast and you don´t have to worry about someone dropping their roller bag on your head or slamming it into your knees.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Cousair, 7/17/2017 8:07:35 AM     (No. 11321151)

Another talking head abused by a company that transports a billion passengers each year with over
100,000 hard working employees to move you safely from any two locations on the planet.
Let the billion passengers tell us what the airlines do correctly that matters most to them in their travels.
The airline industry is not the problem, it the uncivilized
passengers that become idiots in front of a camera or a iPhone.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: msjena, 7/17/2017 8:14:07 AM     (No. 11321158)

I agree Ann has a right to be irritated, but I think she has gone a little overboard on this. It kind of borders on, "Don´t you know who I am?"

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Reply 23 - Posted by: 1931k, 7/17/2017 8:25:37 AM     (No. 11321168)

Problem solved..Just register as Hillary & there will be none of This nonsense...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/17/2017 8:27:16 AM     (No. 11321169)

#22; I´d be just as angry as Coulter.
The difference is that I don´t buy ink by the gallon.
She did get a rise out of Delta, which I doubt I could ever do.

Foolish of the employees to pick on her.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/17/2017 9:00:35 AM     (No. 11321196)

2 hours of misery. When you pay extra for something, you fully expect to get that "extra". Hotel "guaranteed reservations" are supposed to absolutely guarantee you get that room, - they do not. Same with airline seats- read the fine print on your ticket. Most stuff like that is nothing but a legalized con game.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 7/17/2017 9:05:35 AM     (No. 11321204)

It seems the hair swishing, leggy, blanket head, motor mouth Ann Coulter is a bit mad.
Tweet away Ann Coulter Delta doesn´t care they have your money and granny go your extra seat. Win win for Delta.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/17/2017 9:14:56 AM     (No. 11321218)

This stupid Delta act cost them over $5M in PR...Hey Delta, how´s that stupid policy of stealing booked seats working out for ya?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: lakerman1, 7/17/2017 9:24:18 AM     (No. 11321230)

Pearls Before Swine" is a cartoon series done by an attorney. He recently whacked airlines pretty severely and it was funny. He also regularly makes fun of himself, his lack artistic skills, and his characters attack him for his bad puns.
I recommend his work to you.
(In case someone doesn´t know this, there is a biblical admonition- "cast not thy pearls before swine, for they will turn and trample you.")

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Reply 29 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 10:04:14 AM     (No. 11321281)

Ann´s very tall, I´m sure the extra seat pitch helps with her long legs a whole lot for comfort. I doubt that the $30 had anything to do with it, it was comfort and the fact that she had a "confirmed reservation" which apparently doesn´t count for much.

OTOH, personally attacking the flight attendant....not cool. I have met and like Ann, but she does go over the top a lot.

Her books are a treasure trove, though. Anyone who hasn´t read Treason:Liberal Treachery .... is missing a whole lot of the underlying truths of how the Democrats have been working with the soviets for many decades to destroy the US.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: RockyTCB, 7/17/2017 10:13:46 AM     (No. 11321289)

the airline failed to fulfill its contract, mocked ann, told her she was upset about her $30 instead of legroom, ignored her when she asked why the seat was being reasssigned and generally acted like an ass. they owe her a full refundd on that flight and need to pray she doesn´t title her next book after them and their rude jackassery.

the problem was started by them and they failed to ameliorate it.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: joew9, 7/17/2017 10:29:36 AM     (No. 11321316)

I just retired and one of the benefits is I have no reason to ever fly again. Ever!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: SiliconValleyDude, 7/17/2017 12:12:21 PM     (No. 11321427)

That never happens on Amtrak.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 2:34:08 PM     (No. 11321589)

We go to Europe every year on Delta/SkyTeam and have had good results. Always used them for business overseas, too. An occasional bobble, but not often.

In the USA, ALWAYS Southwest!, 100%. A friend that I have know since he was a teen is a SW pilot and he is the perfect poster guy for them, big smile, great person, wonderful, friendly attitude, and a superb pilot.

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