Hey, airplane anti-maskers: y’all need to stop with the Rosa Parks comparisons (no, seriously)

3 min readDec 30, 2021

We are not sure who needs this hear this today, but not wearing your mask on an airplane does not make you Rosa Parks. It just makes you a moron. You can stop now. You are not Rosa Parks. You are more like Rosie O’Donnell.

Airplane anti-maskers are the single largest contributor to in-flight incidents which have skyrocketed throughout the course of the pandemic, but one strange phenomenon has recently emerged whereby airplane anti-maskers have started comparing themselves to Rosa Parks.

I will write that again for you in case you missed it: people refusing to wear a mask on an airplane are comparing themselves to Rosa Parks. Rosa. Freaking. Parks.

Has the world gone mad?

One passenger, a white male, claimed he was Rosa Parks while wearing a pink thong on his face instead of a mask. You can watch a video of this absurd incident below, but it was his comment after the fact during an interview with a local news station that caught our attention.

In the interview, Adam Jenne noted, “Illustrating that absurdity by wearing women’s underwear on my face sounds perfect. Everything else that has sparked change in this country has started from everyday people. Rosa Parks wasn’t famous. She changed the course of history.”

Yep, you are reading that right. This man thinks that his thong-wearing protest is going to be remembered just like Rosa Parks’ refusal to give in to a racist society’s demand that she sit at the back of the bus, in the “colored peoples” section.

Another recent incident arrives courtesy of a washed-up Playboy Playmate whose storied past includes stints as a Raiders Cheerleader, and acting gigs on Married With Children and Baywatch.

Patricia Cornwall, a white female who lives in Florida, was recently involved in an-inflight assault where she hit and spat on a man who called her out for asking the question, “Am I Rosa…


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