DURST: Ronald Reagan Airport
The Republicans are taking a well deserved breather from the rigors of the Washington sex wars for another shot at changing the name of Washington's National Airport to Ronald Reagan Airport just in time for the Gipper's 87th birthday on Friday. And wouldn't we all like an airport named after us as the perfect birthday gift. Okay, well wouldn't a few of us?The GOP's previous attempt at this homage failed because of an amendment piled on by the Democrats to rename the Justice Department Building for former Attorney General Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy. Methinks, they are both good ideas. As a mattaer of fact, what we really need here is a gang renaming, and I'm just the guy to do it.The Gerald Ford Treasury Building Escalator Guardrail. The Jimmy Carter Place Where Real Nice Things Happen Shaded Veranda. The Henry Kissinger District of Congress Memorial Home For The Criminally Insane.The Ronald Reagan Airport George Bush Air Traffic Control Tower Vision Thing. The Spiro Agnew Brown Bag Banking Deposit Slot. The Rita Jenrette United States Capitol Marble Staircase Handicapped Ramp. The Congressional Library Richard Nixon Audio Tape Wing Bulk Eraser. The Robert C. Byrd Barrel of Pork Design Center. The Bob Packwood Sexually Transmitted Disease Building Stairwell Cul De Sac Drain.The Dan Quayle Storage Warehouse.