”toughness.” Then he said “we’ve always apologized when we’re wrong, and will continue to do that” — but he pointedly did not apologize for any of his misogynistic comments from the past.
Right after Carlson’s show on Monday, veteran Fox News analyst and former host Brit Hume
tweeted out Friday’s cable news ratings — which had Carlson in first place among total viewers — and said “doing well is the best revenge.”
CNN analyst Joe Lockhart responded to Hume by expressing regret that “bigotry and misogyny sells so well.”
”It’s a stain on our country,” Lockhart wrote. “Ratings don’t trump values and I know you know that.””I hate flyin
g as it is,” she told CNN. “When I saw it was one of the new ones I was absolutely terrified.”
Nevertheless, she boarded Turkish Airways flight 1969 for the four-hour flight.
About two hours into the flight, she says she noticed something odd.
”Well they didn’t tell us straight away but I could feel some
thing was different,” she says. “And the map on the screens was showing we’d turned back.”
The pilot then announced they would be turning back to Istanbul because UK airspace was closed, citing weather condi
tions. (Around that time, the Civil Aviation Authority in the UK closed the airspace to all Boeing 737 MAX model planes.)
The flight turned around and landed about two hours later at the same airport from where they left.
Tor says Turkish Airways told the passengers they will be put on a Wednesday morning flight instead.