We were going to leave this guy alone because he doesn’t have a blue check, but when we heard that he’d protected his tweets, we figured we might as well go ahead and explain what all the fuss was about since he’d mysteriously gone silent.

A lot of people are pointing to Twitter’s new rule about posting photos of random people without their permission, and we’d think that applies in this case. But how else are you going to mask-shame a woman at the airport?

But wait, the nightmare wasn’t over yet:

For what it’s worth, United replied: