Saturday, September 15, 2007
Do You Know Who I Am?
According to the Seattle Times Senators trying to get home for the extended weekend caused by the Jewish holiday had to fight for airline seats just like ordinary passengers. A new ethics rule forbidding gifts to senators in which the Air Transport Association hase deemed that it would be a violation of the Senate's gift ban to allow senators to continue their usual practice of double- and, sometimes, triple-booking flights. No doubt the immortal words "Do you know who I am" will have been heard in a few American airports.