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On Tuesday, United Airlines announced plans to train 5,000 new pilots by 2030, at least half of them women and people of color.
Color United guilty of burying the lede. It’s not the proposed number of new pilots but the quota cited in the second half of the airline’s announcement that has touched off the latest heated debate over wokeness.
A fair summary of the con argument can be found in this segment on the topic from last night’s Justice with Judge Jeanine on Fox News, featuring conservative commentator Tomi Lahren and civil rights attorney Leo Terrell:
United Airlines doesn’t seem to be prioritizing experience anymore for new pilots after announcing they want 50% of the 5,000 pilots they train in the next decade to be women or people of color. Leo Terrell and Tomi Lahren sound off. pic.twitter.com/UZdu82jSQ4
— Jeanine Pirro (@JudgeJeanine) April 11, 2021