A reader who works as a flight attendant sent the following, which I reprint to convey a sense of the awfulness that air travel has become:
I’m a flight attendant as well as a food delivery person. With flight attending it’s beyond disturbing. I see sheep every day that are wearing not one Diaper, not just two Diapers, But two Diapers plus a face shield. My airline sells mental illness better than an other airline; it’s sad and aggravating at the same time.
I was actually grounded for nine months because I cannot wear a holy burka – because I cannot breathe, let alone the mental issues it gives me. Well, after a long dog and pony show with my airline, where they tried to get me to sign a document that stated, “if we cannot accommodate you within two years we can terminate you” and I stood up to them and refused to, they had to cave. So they got me a piece of theatre that looks like snow ski goggles for my nose and mouth so I can at least breathe when I unfortunately have to pretend to be sick at work.
When passengers comment about it, I don’t hold back. I say, “I hate this thing. It’s beyond uncomfortable and I would rather sit on nails than have something on my face.” I sometimes will say, but have to be careful because the airlines are the 4th Reich and you don’t know who will snitch, “and it’s completely unnecessary for me to be wearing this piece of theatre.”
What annoys and bothers me to no end is, the airlines literally admit, in their safety spiel, that this whole thing is a hoax.
“In the event of a decompression, remove any face coverings and put on an oxygen mask.”
We actually admit these face coverings are nothing but theatre which is why you have to take them off to breathe oxygen in a decompression. If these useless things were so easy to breathe through, you would and could put the oxygen mask over it, but that is not nor ever will be the case because it’s for show only!
I am the only sane person that has picked up on this and I picked up on it instantly because I question everything. I point this out to fellow non-sheep and they don’t even realize we admit this in plain sight for everyone to see and hear. Yet no one else sees or hears it because they are so programmed.