A Canadian physician of Indian descent is suing the U.S. government after he was violently arrested on a flight during which two air marshals allegedly sent panic through the plane, shouting and pointing a gun at cowering passengers.
Bob Rajcoomar, a doctor who lives in Lake Worth, Fla., where he has practised medicine for nearly 20 years, was forced to sit with his head between his legs in his first-class seat on a recent Delta flight from Atlanta to Philadelphia.
The doctor -- a former U.S. army major and military doctor -- was then whisked off the plane and held for three hours in a filthy cell at Philadelphia airport.
"It was Rambo in the air," said his wife, Dorothy, an accountant, adding the actions of the air marshals, later identified by Philadelphia police as B. McCullers and Samuel Mumma, created panic and confusion on the flight.
This is what happens when government forgets that its Biblical role is to punish wrongdoing, not prevent it. Interestingly, this follows another article (about 3 weeks earlier) in which the TSA defended their actions and pretty much promised that there would be a clear explanation.
I feel so safe, I'm driving to my next work conference.