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Ann Coulters rage is good PR for Delta Airlines: Menon

Ann Coulter has done the impossible: she’s created airline sympathy.This weekend, the conservative firebrand turned her scorn on Delta. In a long-haul tweet storm that started on Saturday and continued into Monday, Coulter was outraged after being forced to switch economy seats on a New York-to-Florida flight.After calling Delta “the worst airline in America,” Coulter posted a photo of an allegedly unhelpful flight attendant. She then shared a blurry snap of the row from which she was deported. The three passengers now in that row, including the woman who inherited the seat Coulter had booked in advance, stare up at the smartphone lens with the same startled mix of confusion and alarm.I suspect this is a look Coulter is used to seeing.“@Delta didn’t give my extra room seat to an air marshall (sic) or tall person,” she wrote, as if about to present an exhibit in court. “Here’s the woman given my PRE-BOOKED SEAT.”Article Continued BelowCoulter then wondered if the spotty on-board Wi-Fi was “to prevent passengers from tweeting from the plane about how they’re being treated.” She imagined a questionnaire for prospective Delta employees as: “What is your ideal job: Prison guard? Animal handler? Stasi policeman? All of the above: HIRED!”“Hey @Delta,” started the next admonishing tweet, as if Coulter were now typing in a darkened room while swigging out of a paper bag, “if it was so important for the dachshund-legged woman to take my seat, she should have BOOKED THE SEAT IN ADVANCE. Like I did.”You get the idea.

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