by Faye Higbee at lidblog.com
During his senate confirmation hearing, Biden’s pick to lead the FAA, Phil Washington, proved himself to be embarrassingly unqualified for the job. Washington is the CEO of the Denver Airport (which may explain a few things). He faced the Senate Confirmation hearing in which he could not answer basic questions about aviation, revealing that Mr. Washington may not be qualified for the job.
For example, one question was, What are the restrictions for aviation safety? Washington’s answer was “High Blood Pressure.”
At least he didn’t say cooties,
Listen to this nominee’s answers to basic aviation questions from Senator Ted Budd (R-NC)
This is another case of hiring because of “DEI” (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) rather than skills or qualifications. Airlines have gone the way of idiocy, and now there is a snarl at many of the nation’s busiest airports and danger for airline passengers. Competency has gone the way of the Mastodon.