As all of you know—assuming you have had access to the Internet in the last several weeks—our society is at a crossroads. Ever since a certain video of a certain unruly gentleman banging on a ladies reclined airplane seat has populated the twittersphere, our country has faced a conundrum that has torn us apart, and created a dispute more fervent and contentious than anything you will see on a political debate stage, even in polarized times like these. The question at the heart of our shared tension is this: is it OK for you to recline your seat on an airplane? And, in the kind of concise and straightforward manner I am famous for, I can unequivocally tell you that the answer to that query is no.
It is not OK to recline your seat on an airplane. Here’s why.