Confronted, JetBlue Backs Away from Convention Sponsorship

After public criticism from conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly about its sponsorship of a convention of left-wing bloggers, JetBlue Airways relented—sort of.

On his nationally televised show on the Fox News Channel, O’Reilly took JetBlue to task for its association with the liberal bloggers convention, the YearlyKos Convention, planned for August 2-5 at McCormick Place in Chicago. JetBlue donated 10 roundtrip tickets to the event organizers and was listed as a sponsor on the conve

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