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Uber is steadily paddling through a rocky PR shitstorm. Over the weekend, following news of the Muslim Travel Ban issued by the Trump administration, thousands of angry citizens turned up at JFK airport in NY to stage an open protest. The NY Taxi Workers Alliance additionally called for an hour-long halt in services to further protest the ban. 

And that's right about where Uber issued a tweet saying they'd halt surge prices, and continue providing rides to and fro the airport. Some folks took this as an insensitive ploy to swoop in and capitalize on profits otherwise being willingly forfeited by taxi workers, eager to put on a display of outrage and unrest over the Muslim Travel Ban. Hundreds, if not thousands of people went on to delete the Uber app from their phones, and these are some of the more colorful reasons for why:

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It's true, that little AOL soundbyte is Elwood Edwards' voice.



Talk about a ride of nostalgia!
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Via: Christina O
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This poor old Uber driver went through a literal hellride. The insides of her car must've smelled like the underbelly of a Smirnoff distillery. You've gotta love the ups and downs we witness here -- at one point our starring crazy drunk lady almost seems like she might try to become besties with the driver, before she gives in to a full-fledged, slurred, sh*tshow of a breakdown.

At least she got to Jack In The Box though, amiright?...

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