Just how ready is Delta?

Just how ready is Delta?

“Delta is reaching out to the NRA to let them know we will be ending their contract for discounted rates…. We will be requesting that the NRA remove our information from their website.” Thus read Delta Air Lines’ Tweet in the wee hours of February 24. Half a day later, however, the company walked its chief Georgia lobbyist out on the gang plank in a desperate, and failed, attempt to put lipstick on a pig by Tweeting, in part, that “Out of respect for our customers and employees on both sides, Delta has taken this action to refrain from entering this debate and focus on its business. Delta continues to support the 2nd Amendment.” So, okay, Delta supports the Second Amendment but just wants to discriminate against those who also support it by joining organizations that vigorously defend this basic right. What? That Delta’s capitulation to the continuing demands by the Left’s Thought Police is an egregious display of corporate irresponsibility and political cowardice is indisputable. After all, Delta had no such qualms in entering the political debate when it opposed protecting religious liberty or supported same-sex marriage, both highly divisive issues. These positions were sanctified by the Left. Using the “respect for our customers and employees on both sides” and, therefore, “refrain from entering this debate” justification after they already entered it reflects an astounding duplicity. But it’s not surprising that Delta, the Georgia-based premier air line with its hub at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport, touted as the world’s busiest, scrambled for the Maybelline counter so quickly on this particular issue. Neither Georgia Prospers, an organization of businesses opposing...