And this surprises you ... how?
Or do I misread you?
The Gray Wizard wrote:
> > From: Adam Walker
> > There's just been another American Airlines plane (a 767) crash in NYC,
> > Queens this time. No word yet on deaths or whether it had anything to do
> > with terrorism, but the stockmarket has already dropped 2% in response and
> > there *are* buildings on fire.
> I was sitting at the gate waiting to board a plane at Washington-Dulles when
> this happened. I was watching "CNN Airport News" which is apparently a
> precanned feed with only occasional live news reporting. On one of those
> occasions, the news ticker reported that an AA plane was down and then the
> screen went blank. When it came back on they were reporting the sports
> scores. The incident was never mentioned again in the next 20 minutes. I
> called my wife and she checked the "real" CNN news and told me what had
> happened. This appeared to have been a deliberate, if clumsy, attempt to
> withhold this information from the passengers at Dulles. Very
> disappointing. I considered going back home, but after my wife confirmed
> that it was being called an accident, I decided to continue my journey. I
> boarded the plane and arrived safely in Kansas City.
> I made the decision to fly because I had "some" information on which to base
> that decision. I resent the fact that there was a deliberate attempt to
> withhold that information from me and other passengers who, because of a
> lack of knowledge, were precluded from making a decision and blindly boarded
> the plane.
> Stay curious,
> David E. Bell
> The Gray Wizard
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