Side note: If you're a marketer and you don't know who Joe Sugarman is, buy all his books immediately.
Anyway, the stewardess somehow mis-heard his question to be, "Are there any police on this flight?" and they kicked him off the plane, despite the fact that he's flown over 2.5 million miles with United in the past.
Here's the full story in Joe's words:
What is America coming to???? | joesugarman.com
The moral of this story: I don't know.