A Southwest Airlines pilot, speaking through his plane’s public speech system, reportedly told passengers, “Let’s go, Brandon” — an insider joke against Biden.
The unidentified pilot caught the ferry Friday, on a flight from Houston to Albuquerque, According to the Associated Press,.
“We’re heading east at about 107 or 108 mph,” the pilot said, according to a clip of the accident recorded on TikTok. “Clear view, mostly clear skies, about 77 degrees. Thanks for coming, aboard Southwest Airlines, welcome home and let’s go to Brandon.”
This phrase is a PG alternative to “F-k Joe Biden” and has been popularized on songs that have topped the charts lately.
It was born when a network television reporter mistook the NASCAR crowd, who was repeating the top-rated version of R.
Southwest had to cancel thousands of flights earlier this month. While the airline blamed the weather, many speculated that the chronic schedule was in fact due to a pilot’s strike by pilots resisting the mandate of an impending COVID-19 vaccine.
Days later, the airline’s CEO blamed President Biden and said he was personally against vaccine mandates.
On October 27, a federal judge rejected the pilots’ union’s attempt to prevent the company from enforcing a mandate.
Associated Press reporter Colin Long was on the Houston-Albuquerque flight — and it was”approx“It was removed from the plane after I asked the crew to open the cockpit, so you could ask the pilot to hang up,” she tweeted.
The airline did not immediately respond to a request for comment.