Wednesday, September 05, 2007

You are now free to move about the country (unless we think you look too slutty)

According to this article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, one Kelly Ebbert, age 23, was escorted off a Southwest airlines flight from San Diego to Tucson by a customer service supervisor and asked to change her clothes. When she refused, she was finally allowed back on the plane. In a letter sent later, Southwest said it reserved the right to remove any passenger whose clothes are "lewd, obscene or patently offensive." Sounds reasonable enough. But according to Ebbert, this is what she was wearing:

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It's kind of a sexy outfit -- those legs will definitely draw attention -- but "lewd, obscene, or patently offensive"? Puh-lease. You can see women dressed like that on a warm day on just about any college campus in the country. And it's not very different from the way airlines used to make flight attendants dress back in the day.


  1. Some female passenger who was jealous of her looks levied that complaint.....


What do you think?