Let’s be very clear: There is nothing funny about the way the passenger dragged off his United flight Sunday night was treated. The videos of his violent removal are hard to watch and have sparked intense outrage at the airline.
But by Tuesday morning, disbelief over what happened on that plane had taken a new form, with #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos trending on Twitter. Some of the offerings are brutal, some brutally funny.
Here’s a sampling.
#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos We put the "hospital" in hospitality!— Kinetic Kennons (@KineticKennons) April 11, 2017
Where all the seats are in the 'nosebleed' section #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— A lynch (@walkslynchy) April 11, 2017
"Don't make me come back there and reaccomodate you!" #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— Mark (@SkiFamVT) April 11, 2017
#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— Dave Matt (@davematt88) April 11, 2017
If you don't give up your seat
You'll get a special treat
Board as doctors, leave as patients #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— Osama Nadeem (@osamanadeem) April 11, 2017
#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos "We keep our fists in the upright and locked positions."— ~ (@Sinkthem) April 11, 2017
United is excited to announce its new charitable program "Doctors Without Boarding Passes" #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos— J0-3K (@Joooeeek) April 11, 2017
#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos having trouble sleeping? Try United, You'll be knocked out in no time!— Granny Huggins (@ToriHuggins3) April 11, 2017