American hero Robert O’Neil is best known as the Navy Seal who took down Osama Bin Laden.
A frequent flyer of Delta (with over 1 million miles), O’Neil boarded his plane and posted a selfie of him not wearing a mask.
But once Delta found out about the photo (after the plane already landed), instead of letting it slide, they actually BANNED O’Neil from flying with them in the future.
The United States trusted O’Neil to hunt down and kill the most dangerous terrorist of the century, but Delta Airlines bans the guy from their planes for snapping a selfie without a mask on.
Give me a break.
O’Neil claims the flight attendant had just served him snacks and he had removed his mask to eat and drink – and then snapped a selfie.
Fox Business reported:
“If someone felt uncomfortable, I’ll put the mask on,” O’Neill said. “I don’t have a problem with that. I do have a problem being ordered to do it. I don’t think I violated the policy. I’d love to talk to the CEO, Mr. Bastian, about it. I’d like to help them because their image right now isn’t very good and I have a million miles on Delta.”
Of course, Delta rattled off cliché talking points in response like how “everyone is required to wear a mask,” blah blah.
Is this really how to treat our American heroes?
Airlines are so obsessed with using their power to force passengers into compliance, it’s clear they’re willing to make an example out of anyone.
Even a Navy Seal who killed Osama Bin Laden.
American Airlines already banned a black conservative activist from flying (and didn’t even bother to tell him) until he showed up for his flight.
Jet Blue kicked a mom and her six kids off a plane because the two-year-old wouldn’t wear a mask.
But Delta took it even further and was actually willing to ban the man who killed a worldwide hunted terrorist.
It’s clear all airlines are committed to is making the lives of their passengers a living hell, and lately it seems as if each one is competing to see who can ban the most passengers.
Of course, in true Navy Seal style – O’Neil shows how much of a warrior he is to the core.
He’s not about to go silently and let the airline win – at least not without a fight.
O’Neil’s already called for a meeting with Delta’s CEO.
And in response to being banned from flying Delta, O’Neil tweeted:
“Thank God it wasn’t @Delta flying us in when we killed bin Laden… we weren’t wearing masks…”
Rock on Robert O’Neil.
Thank you for your service to our great country.
We wish you success in your future endeavors.
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