Man forced off overbooked United flight in 2017

A man was forcibly removed and dragged from a United flight from Chicago to Louisville because the airline had sold more plane tickets than they had available. The man refused to get off the plane.
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A man was forcibly removed and dragged from a United flight from Chicago to Louisville because the airline had sold more plane tickets than they had available. The man refused to get off the plane.

It’s undeniable. We’re living in an increasingly authoritarian society

April 11, 2017 08:42 PM

Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

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Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.