Roswell businessman Rob Lockery, shown with his wife, Lindsay, and their children Jillian and Calloway, happened to sit near former President Jimmy Carter on a Monday Delta flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
Actor William H. Macy has been fretting away while preparing for the benefit. His recent Twitter updates:
-"We’re getting ready for a big fundraiser at our house for Jason Carter who’s running for Gov. of Georgia. Writing a uke song."
-" Not sure about this song. Need courage and better rhymes."
- "Still not sure about this song for the benefit. President Carter may attend. Also have to clean my shop."
But the 39th leader of the free world seemed pretty copacetic on his way out there. Roswell businessman Rob Lockery snapped this photo of Carter squeezing his way into a coach-cabin seat on a Delta flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles.
"I was last on the plane due to a Delta error. I sit down and see the former president walking down the aisle shaking hands," Lockery said. "He had about four suit-wearing Secret Service personel escorting him all the way to the back of the plane."
Lockery figured the former prez was on his way to first class. Nope.
"I was expecting him to take his seat in the red -rope bottle service area, but then he sits two rows in front of me in the canned sardine section," Lockery said. "We landed and Mr. President got off the plane as typical sardines do."
Of course Carter did have help getting his stuff off the plane, and a car was waiting for him.
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