CNN's Jeffrey Lord Likens United Passenger To Rodney King, Says We Didn't See "The Precipitating Incident"
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From the April 11 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show:
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SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Alright, let's say they gave, Jeffrey, the guy four round trip first class tickets to wherever United flies and a free hotel and $5,000 spending. At some point, you cannot convince me, somebody on that plane's not going to say "I'll take it, I'll take it!"
JEFFREY LORD: I think you're absolutely right, Sean. Although, now that we've seen this play out I'm not sure that it's not better to be dragged off the plane if you're going to get half a million or a million bucks in --
HANNITY: He may be getting more. Listen, not only that --
LORD: The one caveat I would have here, and I think you're absolutely right, this was devoid of all common sense. The one caveat here is, you know I was thinking back to Rodney King and that infamous video of his being beaten by L.A. cops, what we didn't see was what the precipitating incident was. And I'm just picking Rodney King at random. Anytime I see something on TV or YouTube or what have you that's a video of some controversial thing, it makes me wonder what went on before the cameras came on. And in this case, I've since read about the intellectuals as idiots. And among other things what that's saying is these people are devoid of common sense. You think of John Kerry and Susan Rice, and "yeah, we got all those weapons of mass destruction, those chemical weapons, they don't have any left in Syria." Well, wrong and again, devoid of common sense. You hate to think of what's going on with this Iran agreement. But it's the same kind of principle here. People don't stop to think. And if they do, they would avoid a lot of this.
HANNITY: Well I agree with that wholeheartedly.