The F35 is a plane that is always built with a spare engine.
“The Pentagon has been begging forever, ‘Please, please, please, can we stop building two engines?’ “ Gail Collins told Rachel Maddow last night. But “They are built near John Boehner’s district, and John Boehner will throw his body on the second engine any time. He’s that serious about cutting the deficit,” concluded Collins.
Watch. This segment starts at 4:43.