Pilot Yells "Let's Go Brandon" During Flight

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Southwest Airlines has been swept up into the current political discourse after a coded anti-Biden phrase was said over the intercom by a pilot late last week. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks. Take our poll on this story https://tyt.com/polls/southwest-pilot

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"It began as a chant at a NASCAR race. It became an inside joke among many Republicans that spread to T-shirts and even to the floor of Congress. And now it has entangled Southwest Airlines in the nation’s political tussles.

The phrase “Let’s go Brandon,” which is understood to be code for swearing at President Biden, was uttered over the intercom by a Southwest pilot during a flight on Friday, a reporter for The Associated Press wrote in an article about the spread of the phrase. The reporter, Colleen Long, who was on that flight, added that it prompted “audible gasps from some passengers.”

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