One thing about this administration: it’s completely predictable. Whenever it promises us some kind of great program, you can be sure it’s complete and utter nonsense. So about that plan to “speed up” Thanksgiving air travel? Not so much:

The plan does nothing at all about the fundamental source of most airline delays: that big hub airports simply don’t have enough runways for all the flights the airlines would like to schedule for busy times. Don Brown’s comparison is right: it’s like thinking you’ll be able to fit 300 cars into a 200-space parking lot if you open an additional entrance ramp.

Have a good holiday! And consider taking the train.

Via Making Light.