Florida Man Protests 'Citizens United' by Flying Gyrocopter Over US Capitol

He was arrested immediately.


Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old mailman from Florida, was on his way to deliver a package this afternoon.

But this was no ordinary delivery. Landing on the lawn of the US Capitol building in his gyrocopter, Hughes had intended to deliver letters of protest to legislators calling for campaign finance reform.

He was arrested immediately.

“Terrorists don’t announce their flights before they take off. Terrorists don’t broadcast their flight path. Terrorists don’t invite an escort to go along with them,” said Hughes in a video before the flight. “I

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