Delta baggage kerfuffle not the airline's fault

Tom Trinko
Liberals are using the Pentagon bureaucracy's mistake to attack Delta, and other, airlines.  You've probably heard how Delta charged some servicemen returning from Afghanistan huge fees for extra luggage. Many people including Barbara "don't call me ma'am" Boxer are all upset about how poorly the soldiers were treated.  Apparently Boxer thinks only liberal Senators can be nasty to people who put their lives on the line to protect the country. Everyone can agree that telling soldiers coming back from Afghanistan that they have to pony up $200 because they brought 4 bags rather than 3 is insane.  But what most people don't know is that the military will reimburse those soldiers. That, of course, isn't good enough.  We don't pay the troops over in Afghanistan enough that we should ask them to float the money for extra baggage.  There's absolutely no reason why the Pentagon couldn't set things up so that returning soldiers just sign a form acknowledging how much...(Read Full Post)

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