This week, it looks like the Chamber is cranking up the propaganda machine for another round.
|Today's front page,|
chart and comment added
Today's front-pager, also largely sympathetic, frames it up as rivalry - and fear of missing out - with the Aurora airport.
Both pieces minimize the full history of subsidy and failure for commercial service to Salem and, even worse, both pieces utterly miss on climate, passing on any discussion at all.
|Editorial and inset article from June of this year|
|In June this|
That's right. And they should add grappling with carbon dioxide to the list.
Cutting back on air travel is something we are going to have to do, and if we are serious about a greenhouse gas inventory and a climate action plan, not expanding the Salem airport is the right choice.