Knee-jerks’ Reactions: GA’s Clear and Present Danger By James Wynbrandt
he panic attacks seem to be getting more frequent, more intense and uncontrollable. The hyperventilation, the palpitations, the sweats I could care less about them. It’s the other reflexive reactions the public exhibits toward perceived airborne danger I worry about: the hasty evacuations of state and federal buildings; the White House lock downs; the traumatic shock triggered by news that taxes are spent on airports serving small planes; the misguided calls for action from uninformed politicians made in the reflected glare of tragedy.
Photo Jeff Berlin