The Onion runs 'op-ed' by alleged drunken baby-slapping racist Joe Hundley
Hundley: "I was doing the right thing! I was making the flight better for everyone!"
Charged with assault, out of a job, and with nowhere else to turn after he allegedly directed racial slurs toward and then slapped a 19-month-old aboard an MSP-to-ATL flight, Joe Hundley shared his side of the story yesterday in an Onion op-ed.
The long and short of it: Who wouldn't do the same thing?
Here's a screengrab that gives you the gist (to read the whole thing, click here):
The whole thing strikes us as a little strange, since we could've sworn Hundley was saying earlier this week that he didn't hit the child and merely asked the mother to "quiet" him. Then again, the Onion has a reputation for leaving its readers a little bit confused.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss City Pages' biggest stories.