You may think that because I'm a flight attendant, I'm going to side with the flight attendant, but in this instance, I am not. As a mom and a flight attendant, I completely disagree with the way this was handled.
They're human. Although trained to remain calm in emergency (I've fought more than one inflight fire), they still have emotions. I've worked with flight attendants who were dealing with dying family members, cheating lovers, and abusive spouses.
Watching Slater's rant got me to thinking: it's a shame things like this don't happen more often. Sometimes people need to rip off their masks of social nicety and express normal feelings of frustration.
According to a new study commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, workers are less likely to suffer from stress and "go off" in the workplace if they know that leaving their job is just one inflatable slide away.