All men are created equal.
October 12, 2001 6:30 AM   Subscribe

All men are created equal. (Just some more equal than others.)
posted by rushmc (6 comments total)
A miracle! Something to read!
Thank you, rushmc!

(Rats, saved by the atheists again!)
posted by MiguelCardoso at 6:32 AM on October 12, 2001

What a shame! Even after that wonderful job or aviation safety, reducing waits and prices? Oh wait, that never happened...
posted by revbrian at 6:40 AM on October 12, 2001

Wow, how pathetic are those cabinet officials? Just have them fly on government planes if they are:
a) going to subvert your mission to rebuild confidence in air travel by not flying on "normal" flights
b) increasing the relative risk to everyone else flying
c) disregarding the advice of the head of security at the FAA
posted by thewittyname at 6:50 AM on October 12, 2001

Those "pathetic cabinet officals" are in the direct line of succession to the presidency. They have every right to extra security.
posted by aaron at 10:04 PM on October 12, 2001

But wasn't the whole point of riding on commercial airliners that if our governmental officials feel safe enough to ride then we should too? If they want high security they probably shouldn't have even stepped into the airport.
posted by bshort at 10:22 PM on October 12, 2001

Yeah, it seems a little duplicitous.

Sort of like telling someone at great length that jumping into the river at the bottom of a bridge is perfectly safe, nobody is going to get hurt. Hey! I'll demonstrate for you by making the first jump, but, umm, I'm gonna wear this big ol' harness and tether for my jump... You won't mind, will you? Pay no attention, it's just for looks... What's that? No, no, you don't need one. Believe me, it's safe.
posted by warhol at 10:34 PM on October 12, 2001

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