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The New Blacklist: "American Airlines Investigating Southlake Pilot's Social Media Activity That Criticizes Carroll ISD Diversity Plan"

Party like it's 1949.


Dallas Morning News (Anna Caplan) reports:

American Airlines is investigating one of its pilots after social media users urged the company to review his posts and podcasts criticizing Carroll ISD's proposed diversity and inclusion initiative and its supporters.

Guy Midkiff, 62, is a Southlake resident who has been a pilot at American for 32 years, according to his LinkedIn profile.

"We are troubled by the allegations made and have launched an investigation into the matter," an American Airlines representative said Wednesday in an email….

Because, you know, diversity and inclusion is all about getting people fired for expressing their views in a political debate.