Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Quality Control

A recent story about an aircraft mishap with a happy ending brought to mind a fundamental aspect of Seattle culture. In the Fifties, the automatic response to a story about a plane crash was to ask who had manufactured the air frame. I thought nothing of it until I tried to explain it to an immigrant from the East Coast. It seemed like a callous reaction. Further consideration reminds me that there are more lives at stake than those of the souls on board -30-

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