Closings: Schools, churches, day-cares and businesses

Mendte: Most Hated Man In America

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

NEW YORK, NY. (KPLR) – An Idaho man is trying to defend his actions after allegedly slapping a crying kid on a plane and using a racial slur.

Larry Mendte wonders if more pre-flight screenings could cut down on outbursts in the air.

He is the most hated man in America right now, Joe Ricky Hundley.  If you don`t know who he is - give me a second to tell his story and you`ll hate him too.

And by the way if you were going to make up a name for a villain you can`t do much better than Joe Rickey Hundley, he sounds like the kind of guy who would run you into the wall in a NASCAR race, but  Joe Rickey did much worse than that.

On a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta Joe Rickey was sitting next to Jessica Bennett  and her 19 month old adopted son Jonah who was crying.

We`ve all been there, well Joe Rickey leaned over and said shut that n-word baby up.  So he is a racist.

He was clearly intoxicated and has a dui in his past, so he is a racist drunk.

And because he wouldn`t have done this to a man or if Jessica’s husband had been there he is a misogynistic, racist drunk and they are his better qualities.

He then slapped the baby, so he is a misogynistic, racist, drunk baby abuser if only he was a Nazi he would be the perfect villain.

When they landed in Georgia he was charged with a misdemeanor which only shows how we under punish crimes against children; had he slapped Jessica that would have been felony assault, but a baby? Not a big deal in the eyes of the law.

And every time there is a problem on the plane, it is because of alcohol, instead of groping every passenger how about a breathalyzer before you get on the plane and a limit on alcohol on the plane.

As for Joe Rickey, he lost his job as an executive with a defense contractor and the only true justice is that the Bennett’s are sure to sue, so he`ll be paying for Jonah’s college education.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.