Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’

A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. &#8220...

Senh: She's a sociology professor at Penn State. I wonder if she'll lose her job over it. She explained away her behavior through symbolism.

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