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Helicopter Plan Is Excessive, Obama and McCain Agree

WASHINGTON — One thing known before Monday was that John McCain would never have a new Marine One helicopter at his disposal. One thing known after Monday is that Barack Obama might not either. “Your helicopter is now going to cost as much as Air Force One,” Mr. McCain told Mr. Obama. “I don’t think there is any more graphic demonstration of how good ideas have cost taxpayers an enormous amount of money.” Mr. Obama agreed. “The helicopter I have now seems perfectly adequate to me,” he said to… ( More...

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