By now, you’re very aware of the situation that occurred on a United Airlines flight scheduled to fly from Chicago to Louisville this past Sunday night.
After passengers were randomly selected to be removed from the overbooked flight, one man who refused to disembark was forcibly removed as everyone on the internet has now seen.
United’s response provided the reasoning behind the removal as “Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked. After our team looked for volunteers, one customer refused to leave the aircraft voluntarily and law enforcement was asked to come to the gate.”
Merriam-Webster (yes, the dictionary) masterfully trolled the airline with the following tweet:
Meanwhile, the #1 trending topic on Twitter tonight is #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos:
For more on the ongoing situation with United visit CBS SF.