Wednesday, March 27, 2013

GOP loves small airports

In the last blog I said:

Oh, one other thing: cutting off funding for small airports is a good political move: most of these airports are in either red states or red congressional districts, and a lot of their clientele consists of wealthy private plane owners. People like you and me don't own planes and don't, generally, fly out of small fields. Obama should also find out how to cut services, under sequester, for yacht owners.

Sure enough, the GOP hates the cuts made to these small "Republican" Chamber-of-Commerce type fields. They host good old-fashioned "Sun 'n' Fun" festivals in the Sunbelt (in this case, Florida). Here are some of the things they have to say: From TPM.


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