ABCNews says that the big three auto CEOs "flew to the nation's capital yesterday in private luxurious jets to make their case to Washington that the auto industry is running out of cash and needs $25 billion in taxpayer money to avoid bankruptcy." ... Just because your company is on the verge of bankruptcy— well, that's no reason not to arrive in style. Right?Later in the article, they say that the flight cost about $20,000, whereas a first class ticket on Northwest would've been around $800. The rest of us are asked to tighten our belt straps to get through this sagging economy, these people fly in style. It's like spitting in our faces.
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