TigerHawk has the story: The ACLU sues JetBlue on behalf of a passenger who happens to be an Arab
There are a couple of noteworthy items about this lawsuit, but the most salient is that the lawsuit wasn’t filed until a year after the passenger in question was told to hide his t-shirt. As it happened, two days before the incident at JetBlue, the massive plot to kill thousands of people on airplanes by Arabs living in Western countries has just made the headlines
It is not surprising, therefore, that the ACLU waited a year to file the case — they wanted the jury pool to forget the context. I would bet my bottom dollar that as the case progresses Jarrar’s lawyers will file a pre-trial motion to prevent the defense from reminding the jury of the plot discovered on August 10
Read the whole post.
Meanwhile, Gerard has the goods on TNR.