None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line — and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be.
By now, you know about last week's United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J., to Denver that had to make an unscheduled stop in Chicago because of two unruly passengers. One, irate over another's use of a chock to keep her seat upright, splashed water in his face, a move acceptable only in old black-and-white movies and the ALS Challenge.
This is why we can't have nice things.
Because, while midair spats over reclining rarely escalate to where the...