“Harold and Kumar” star has a theory about who is really to blame for the United Airlines controversy Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images
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Actor John Cho, who played Harold in the “Harold and Kumar” movies and Sulu in the “Star Trek” reboot was outraged at the viral video of a United Airlines passenger being forced out of his seat on a Sunday night flight from Chicago to Louisville. The video — which shows officers quite literally yanking a man, who claimed to be a doctor, from his seat and dragging him down the plane aisle — caused outrage on social media.

While most people blamed United for the violent mishap, Cho connected the behavior of the airline to what he deems to be a larger, more disconcerting change in American culture spurred by the election of President Donald Trump.

On his Twitter account Monday, Cho wrote: “It’s hard not to see a connection between the environment Trump has created and what happened on that @united flight.”

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The tweet, as expected, set off a political firestorm on Cho’s timeline. Some agreed with Cho’s assessment, like Twitter user @neontaster.

But far more people mocked Cho, an active supporter of Hillary Clinton and former President Obama, as being totally off-base. Some users simply laughed at Cho’s assertion, while others pointed out to him that his statement was a huge stretch.

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