Texas: Runway Rap Session

Runway Rap Session

At another time and place the conversation might have been considered typical banter among co-workers. As they prepared to take off from Dallas last August, the crew of a Delta Air Lines 727 joked about subjects ranging from Marilyn Quayle's looks ("She looks like she's from Texas. She's got that horseface") to Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign ("It's scary that someone like that could get as far as he did") to the power of the news media ("They're such vultures . . . they're too powerful") and the dating habits of flight attendants ("In case we crash, so the media would have...

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