Saturday, April 23, 2016

Ron And Don Interview Barefoot Bandit

I debated whether or not to post this.  Society has a penchant for glamorizing crooks.  Characters who harm others for their own benefit are made to be heroes, while the victims and law enforcement who work hard to protect us are ignored.  D,B. Cooper who hijacked a plane has been described as a folk hero, while Hollywood makes movies that want you to root for Bonnie And Clyde, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid, and Thelma And Louise.
That said, Colton Harris Moore, known as the "Barefoot Bandit" has carved a narrative.  He is also is the subject of an upcoming movie.  Harris-Moore was sought in an intense manhunt after stealing of seaplanes in the San Juan Islands and beyond.  He was finally arrested in the Bahamas after risking not only his own life but of innocent people on the ground by flying airplanes that he was not trained to fly. 
Last week, he was featured in an interview on the Ron And Don show on KIRO-FM.

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