BFP: Winooski mayor says not so fast: not opposed to F-35
Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Free Press reporter, Joel Banner Baird, states, “(Mayor) O’Brien doesn’t want his vote against the basing of F-35’s to be construed as opposition.
A day after the Winooski City Council unanimously voted to inform the U.S. Air Force it disapproves of local basing for its new, noisier F-35 jets, the mayor (who votes with the council) said his stance has been misinterpreted.
“My interest was not to oppose the F-35,” O’Brien said. “I was trying to reach a compromise with different factions out there.”
Click here to read Mr. Baird’s entire article here.
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