We’re less than a week away from the busiest time of the year in air travel – the Christmas holiday season. According to the American Air Trade Industry, between December 17 and January 6, 15 million people will line up for their pre-flight TSA grope. And if the FCC gives the green light, those 15 million people will probably be talking on their cell phones.
Right next to your head.
I’d be less alarmed if Samuel L. “Snakes On A Plane” Jackson was wrestling a pit viper out of the overhead bin at 15C.
As if the holidays weren’t stressful enough, getting there may now involve your melon being bookended by a couple of Droids. Especially if you drew the short straw of airline travel known as the middle seat.
Give me a screaming baby any day. For all I care, that baby could whip an unfiltered Camel out of his diaper for a few puffs to calm his frazzled nerves. I’d rather have Junior blow smoke rings in my face. Because I could deal with that more gracefully than having a Yakass two inches from my noggin for the duration of my cross-country flight. [Read more...]