Let’s make this crystal clear right from the start: Prominent Dallas lawyer Robert Abtahi, who goes by “Bobby,” no longer owns the URL www.bobbyfordallas.com. That much we know. And yet questions remain.
Primarily those questions center on the national-news-making incident in which Abtahi, an American of Persian descent, was denied his seat on a Virgin America flight from New York to Dallas last week. During our conversation at the Old Monk, Abtahi shared never-before-revealed details about what went down that day. #seaturtles
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But first, please note:
1. A dishdasha, or thawb, is an “ankle-length Arab garment, usually with long sleeves, similar to a robe. It is commonly worn in the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and neighbouring Arab countries.” Like these:
2. Here’s Mark Cuban on the Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore:
3. In 2004, Cuban headlined his own knockoff of The Apprentice, called The Benefactor. It was terrible:
4. It makes The Mark Cuban Show, from 2002, look not so bad:
5. Jesse Ventura was awarded $1.845 million in his defamation lawsuit against Chris Kyle.
6. Taya Kyle’s book was American Wife: A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal.
7. The Docket is, in fact, a show on MSNBC. Robert Abtahi appeared on it Tuesday:
8. In the 1989 flick Road House, Patrick Swayze played a bouncer at a bar called the Double Deuce:
9. Proud Iranian-American The Iron Sheik:
Now, the show: