52% of the passengers thought the current pilot was going to get them to their destiination ahead of schedule. The current pilot was blaming the Wright brothers for his inability to fly.
Dang! Wish I had thought of that!
Stoutcat sounds like good martyr material. Directly confronting a large institution rarely turns out well.
I love the Todd Beamer story, but we disrespected his memory by creating and perpetuating the Insane War on Airplane Passengers. We gave up a lot of freedom for a little extra security. And now we have a huge new population who have been educated to bend over and take it.