Obama Administration Is Right to Hold Fliers Hostage

The Obama administration is holding delayed fliers hostage as it seeks a broader fix for sequestration. Good.

The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post's editorial pages are on the case of the Federal Aviation Administration's apparent mishandling of the budget sequestration. Why hasn't the FAA been more flexible about how it cuts its budget? Why did it decide to uniformly furlough 10 percent of air-traffic controllers, even at the country's busiest air-traffic centers, causing travel delays all around the country?

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