Ann Coulter Exchanges Major Shade with Airline Over Seat Relocation Drama

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The conservative author and commentator has spent the better part of the past few days going after Delta Air Lines for an alleged seating mishap during a flight from NY to West Palm Beach on Saturday.

The Atlanta-based airline responded to the controversial media figure, who was traveling on Delta Flight 2852 from NY to West Palm Beach, Florida, by chiding her for what it described as "derogatory and slanderous" posts about its customers and employees. Most of her complaints were focused on why Delta switched her seat, which she called an "extra room seat" that she had "pre-booked". In a subsequent tweet, Coulter explained that it was Delta gate staff that gave her pre-booked seat away to another customer.

"Delta first became aware of the issue with Coulter's seat assignment when she began tweeting on July 15 after the flight's arrival", the airline said.

"We are disappointed that the customer has chosen to publicly attack our employees and other customers by posting derogatory and slanderous comments and photos in social media", the airline tweeted. "Passengers get moved around all the time, especially when there's an equipment change, which is airline-speak for changing planes".

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- Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) July 16, 2017Airline crew training at @Delta: Replicate Stanley Milgram's prison experiment at Yale, inducing normal ppl to brutally torture fellow man.

According to Coulter, a Delta employee "snatched" the ticket from her hands and allegedly demanded that she move to another seat without "explanation, compensation or apology".

The airline's offense? Moving her across the aisle - still in the row with extra leg room - apparently so a woman could sit with her family in the same row.

At this point, co-host Sunny Hostin jumped in to point out the hypocrisy of Coulter becoming a white-hot emotional mess after losing her airplane seat.

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"I love @Delta declaring my tweets unacceptable", she said.

"We're sorry you did not receive the preferred seat you paid for and will refund your $30", the company tweeted on Sunday night. "Here's the woman given my PRE-BOOKED seat".

Also, Coulter has previously complained about Delta, once tweeting, "If the only way you can get someplace is on Delta, don't go". Coulter's defenders questioned other people on Twitter who were taking the airline's side.

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