Monday, Professor Jacobson blogged about the plight of Jean-Mario Simon, a woman whose first-class plane ticket was given to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.

Simon claims she had to play hardball to get a voucher for her troubles.

The internet responded with empathy and a heavy heaping of racist accusations.

Simon has spent the better part of the last few days trying to correct the record from her Twitter account.

There are several stories floating around, like this one from the NY Post saying United apologized to Simon. According to Simon, that’s not accurate. She claims United has yet to formally apologize.

True to form, Jackson played the race card: