New Presidential Helo Faces Scrutiny -- More Expensive Than
The VH-71 helicopter being developed as the next-generation
presidential helicopter could get the ax before it ever takes
flight. President Obama has directed Defense Secretary
Robert M. Gates to conduct "a thorough review" of the program,
which has experienced big cost overruns.
We don't have to tell you all the ways that the government
doesn't work or the many many ways in which our treasured tax bucks
go astray -- but here's one story that seems to be a far more
positive one... and it involves the US military.