Editorial

April 2008 Issue

First Word: 04/08

My wife informs me that, right on schedule, I have become my father, having entered the rail-at-the-idiots-on-television phase of middle age. And there is so much to rail at. Specifically, two reports that ran nearly back to back last month. One quoted a middle-aged woman angry that she had to pay $100 to fill up her Lincoln Navigator. (My rail: "And you bought that car why?) The second report was a roundtable of talking heads bemoaning the fact that George Bush couldn’t convince the Saudis to increase oil production to stave off $4 gas. (My rail: "Did it ever occur to you morons to drive something that would allow you to barely notice $4 gas?")

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Aviation Consumer

Aviation Consumer is the independent online source for impartial and uncompromising evaluations of aircraft, avionics, accessories, equipment and more.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.