On the eve of President Trump declaring a national emergency in response to the growing coronavirus epidemic, Fox News host Laura Ingraham thought it'd be a good time to take to Twitter and post the following tweet:
"Great time to fly if not in at-risk population!" Ingraham exclaimed. "This is @united to ORD—new plane, wonderful flight attendants, passengers wiping down everything. (Some of us always did this when traveling!) #USA"
Unsurprisingly, the comment thread beneath Ingraham's tweet opened up with people completely baffled as to why she'd be so openly tone-deaf in the midst of an exploding health crisis.
@IngrahamAngle @united Your own company has banned non-essential business travel you desperate stock-chasing sycophant.— Zeddy (@Zeddy)1584111319.0
@IngrahamAngle @united In short we should encourage people to stay home for awhile. This is a fairly selfish commen… https://t.co/X8PL1Kxe1N— 1st Amendment (@1st Amendment)1584113809.0
@IngrahamAngle @ryanbeckwith @united You can still catch COVID-19 and suffer terribly from it, even if you are not… https://t.co/2hPTncXMDh— 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗗𝗶𝗰𝗸𝘀𝗼𝗻, coder, songs, music, grumpy (@𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗗𝗶𝗰𝗸𝘀𝗼𝗻, coder, songs, music, grumpy)1584112004.0
@IngrahamAngle @united Make sure you introduce yourself to everyone on the plane. Be friendly... shake hands... l… https://t.co/RnclviTzh1— Trumpster Fire (@Trumpster Fire)1584112999.0
@davidz621 @IngrahamAngle @united Journalist lol— Persist, Damnit (@Persist, Damnit)1584112157.0
@IngrahamAngle @united ^^^^ Irresponsible Tweet. Only fly if it's absolutely necessary. All people entering into a… https://t.co/qPUXaIshfm— Jonathan - And Now For The Truth - Jan 20, 2021 (@Jonathan - And Now For The Truth - Jan 20, 2021)1584110543.0
@IngrahamAngle @united You’re the problem— Ben Kane (@Ben Kane)1584112382.0
@IngrahamAngle @united Stupidity at its finest.— Vox Populi 🇺🇸 (@Vox Populi 🇺🇸)1584110347.0
@IngrahamAngle @united This is a horribly irresponsible thing to say. It is on every American to assist with reduci… https://t.co/HHJCmneCEH— Aaron (@Aaron)1584112388.0
@IngrahamAngle @united I pray this tweet ages well.— Dr. Kracken Wood (@Dr. Kracken Wood)1584114758.0