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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