Presidents need to use the “bully pulpit” to get things done. So it was heartening to hear Barack Obama include aviation in a passionate appeal to stimulate the U.S. economy by investing $50 billion in shoring up the nation’s fraying transportation infrastructure (see p. 17). After all, aviation was all but ignored in the gargantuan economic stimulus bill passed by Congress early last year. That $787-billion package included $48 billion for transportation, but almost all of that was for ...

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