@PetertheProphet wrote: Maybe the original poster shouldn't have sworn at the gate agent, but she was forcing him to reduce his oxygen saturation DESPITE knowing about his medical condition. Not sure if you've ever run a business before, but when profit margins are as razor thin as they are when one is running an airline, the customer gets the final say. Ever heard the old expression, "Don't bite the hand that feeds you"? Well, in this particular case, the customer is the one providing the money. No need for the wheedling; you know very well that Southwest would have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy had it not been for federal TAXPAYER bailouts. No Southwest would not have filed for bankruptcy had it not been foe the federal TAXPAYER bailouts. All that money was spent to keep people on the payroll. Absent the TAXPAYER baiiouts the airline would have done what every other business would have done - it would have fired thousands of employees and remained in business. Masks are require - period. If you or some member of your party can't / won't wear one, then don't try to get on the plane.
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