But McCain said that if he saw Mullin, head of the No. 3 U.S. air carrier, among other airline representatives visiting lawmakers' offices this week to plead industry poverty, he would tell him: "You ought to be ashamed of yourself."I'll be dipped in shit if these thieves get another bailout. As Chuck Grassley told the big carriers this week (paraphrase), "Southwest seems to be doing fine."
Friday, March 28, 2003
McCain Digs In: I'm not the type to pound on CEOs for how much they get paid. That said, when they come to me for a handout, as the airline industry is doing, how much the CEO earns becomes very much my business. John McCain went to bat on this yesterday: