The revolt begins - at Southwest Airlines

Pilots at Southwest appear to be sicking out in a rebellion against vaccine mandates that has crippled the airline since Friday.

Why Southwest and not United? Maybe because LUV is based in Dallas and has a 50-year-history of standing up to government overreach. On Friday the pilots’ union asked for a temporary halt to the mandate.

The flight cancellations began almost immediately and are continuing today.

This is a live update from Southwest in Orlando:

But don’t worry. Everything is fine. Uncle Joe and the media promise! As long as you don’t have to go anywhere or buy anything (including heating oil, soon enough - more on that coming).