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  1. Sorry. Don’t find anything In that United video even remotely funny.

    It’s all a knock on loving our neighbors and helping all qualified applicants especially those not ‘blessed’ with white supremacy 🙁

  2. @Eric Michael – I am strongly on record saying that DEI is absolutely not a concern with airline pilot hiring. So someone poking fun at my position seems fair.

  3. Gene,

    Whether it was the intent of the video or not, I think the video actually exposes the paranoia about and push against DEI as being ridiculous and having to rely upon nonsense to try to peddle an anti-DEI narrative. No dog is applying to be a pilot, and yet the video shows an applicant that is literally a dog.

  4. I thought the video was funny and spot on. No, I mean I want to know that the person flying the plane was hired because of what they think they are (in addition they to thinking they are qualified or, more likely, are entitled to be a pilot) and the boxes they check as a result of meeting the goal of diversity. Yes. Indeed. That whole white male patriarch thing only gave us flight and in a very short period of time the safest mode of transport in the world. Let’s try something different than what got us that for a bit and see how we can screw it up.

  5. The video is hilarious. It’s a satiric joke and anyone that takes offense needs to grow up and stop being an overly sensitive, judgmental bully who can’t laugh at life. You’re offended? Pound sand.

  6. Once a company commits to hiring diversity, they damn well Make sure that the diversity gets pushed through. Standards be damned.

  7. Gary has previously annoyed some posters for being OK with DEI in these specific cases. When you criticize him for linking to a video that makes fun of his own position you’re kind-a making the point for the critics of DEI.

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