When Doug Hughes set out in his gyrocopter to deliver letters to members of Congress, he was trying to start a national conversation about the influence of big money on government. But his method of delivery exposed national security loopholes that Mr. Hughes says overshadows his intended message.
Hughes attempted to deliver 535 letters, one for each member of Congress, onto the Capitol Hill lawn via a gyrocopter, which Hughes flew into protected airspace. This illegal action landed the Florida postal worker in jail for one night before he was placed under house arrest to await trial.
Despite the security concerns his stunt revealed, Hughes thinks his message is more important. READ MORE.