U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted Deutch have expressed their concern for the elderly living on Social Security. No surprise there. For Democrats, protecting Social Security from threats real and invented is a political tradition. Now, Reps. Deutch and Frankel have expanded their repertoire, demanding that the government cancel plans to cut a subsidy that primarily benefits wealthier high-fliers.
Literally. They oppose the Federal Aviation Administration’s plan to cut funding that pays to staff the towers at 149 small airports, including the Boca Raton Airport and Witham Field in Martin County.
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