ABC Doubles Down on 'Airplane Apocalypse'; Connects Weather Delays to Sequester

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ABC won't let reality get in the way of good hype. Good Morning America on Tuesday doubled down on the "Airline apocalypse" allegedly caused by sequester. Reporter Matt Guttman actually lumped in weather delays with a shortage of Federal Aviation Association (FAA) air traffic controllers. On Monday, George Stephanopoulos warned of an "airport armageddon."  The next day, Gutman seemed to contradict this, admitting, "[We] didn't really find an airline apocalypse." However, using a slight of hand, he quickly moved on: "But all those little delays, either caused by a shortage of FAA controllers or by the weather, started to snowball into delays of four and five hours." Using hyperbole almost identical to Stephanopoulos, Gutman hyperventilated, "But Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood warns ABC News, we might see an airplane apocalypse."

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