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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.15.09)

Aero-News: Quote of the Day

ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and issues.

Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be thought-provoking.

Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become future Quotes of the Day.

Let us hear from you, folks!

Aero-News Quote of the Day

"Given that no commercial flights were available that would allow Senator Brown to make the vote and to attend services memorializing his mother, the administration provided government transportation to ensure that he could do so."

Source: An unnamed White House spokesman. In an inadvertent illustration of the practical advantages of non-airline flight -- the very method of travel now condemned by the White House and many lawmakers, it's worth pointing out -- a US senator was provided with the use of a government plane by the Obama administration to commute between Washington, DC and his home in Ohio.

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