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Post : “A Less-Than-Positive Experience”: Southwest Flight Attendant Kicks Man Off Plane For Bad Joke
URL : https://jonathanturley.org/2019/05/16/a-less-than-positive-experience-southwest-flight-attendant-kicks-man-off-plane-for-bad-joke/
Posted : May 16, 2019 at 7:00 AM
Author : jonathanturley
Categories : Bizarre

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Years ago, I wrote a column ( https://jonathanturley.org/2010/07/08/airlines-should-go-after-hoaxers-not-jokesters/ ) on how the TSA had effectively made up a crime of telling a joke at an airport. It appears that TSA is not the only humor-challenged airport staff. Southwest Airlines passenger Peter Uzelac told a relatively innocent joke after being delayed for several hours due to a maintenance issue. A flight attendant did not think it was funny ( https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/southwest-passenger-kicked-off-flight-for-making-vodka-joke/ar-AABlHLp ) and had the plane return to the gate and Uzelac thrown off of the flight over the vehement objections of the other passengers. Rather than pledge to deal with the flight attendant, Southwest simply expressed regret for a "less-than-positive experience."

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