Remember early in the Clinton years when there was so much being said about
his $200 haircut that took place on a runway at LAX. Joe Klein even rehashed it
in his smear book "The Truth About Hillary". There was an FAA investigation into
it because of the rumored flight delays, which eventually turned out not to be
Wouldn't causing a child's first field trip to be cancelled be just as bad if
not worse than a possible delay in a flight? After all, flights are delayed on a
daily basis. Children's first field trips only come once in a life.
Perhaps Congress should have a look into President Bush's destroying of some
childhood memories yesterday.
L.A. Daily News
Bush motorcade leaves other folks
By Dana Bartholomew, Staff Writer LA Daily News
One hundred Brentwood kindergartners, many dressed in costumes, were all
set to go see "The Wizard of Oz" on Friday when their first-ever field trip
was blocked by the nation's 43rd president. They never got to see the
President George W. Bush, his Marine One helicopter grounded by fog,
brought morning rush hour to a standstill while his motorcade proceeded from
West Los Angeles through the San Fernando Valley to Simi Valley for the
dedication of the Air Force One Pavilion.
"We had buses all loaded up - but by the time they got to school it was
too late," said Julie Fahn, a volunteer mom at Kenter Canyon Elementary in
Brentwood, where girls had dressed as Dorothy to see the play performed in
"My poor children - they were so disappointed. They're all so sad. They
were inconvenienced by a silly motorcade down Sunset (Boulevard)."