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In case you haven’t heard, Columbus-based Skybus Airlines shut down yesterday.

Almost immediately Matt over at Naug Blog jumped at the chance to rip on Mike Coleman and Columbus’s Democrats for helping bring the airline to town.

We shouldn’t mourn for the loss of a crappy airline service that had sloppy business model. But we should pity those abused taxpayers who will continue to be forced to hand over money to politically-connected private businesses.

The problem with his argument, and that of the Buckeye Institute as well, is that little if any tax money went to SkyBus directly. […]

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