Doug Hughes isn’t a name familiar to most. A mild-mannered postal worker from Florida, Hughes delivered mail for 13 years without drawing much attention. That changed on April 15, 2015, when Doug Hughes flew a gyrocopter 70 miles and landed on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn, whereafter Capitol Police shortly arrested him. But he live-streamed… Read more
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Doug Hughes Flies Again!
On April 15, 2015, U.S. postal worker Doug Hughes landed a gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn, whereafter Capitol Police shortly arrested him. His bizarre but courageous flight made headlines across the country. More importantly, Doug took flight for a reason: to bring attention to the movement for campaign finance reform. Doug carried with… Read more