NASA lovers push back hard against White House

Mike Riggs Contributor
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Florida politicos are not happy about Obama’s plans to scale down NASA’s space exploration programs:

[W]ith a pioneer’s imprimatur, Obama moved to scrap NASA’s planned return to the moon and push onward, with the help of private industry.

The battle reached such a pitch last week — with politicians stoking fears about thousands of lost jobs and the Russians and Chinese overtaking our cosmic might — that Obama said he will travel to Florida on April 15 to explain himself.

“I’m not sure he’s got a vision at this point,” said Sen. Bill Nelson, who has chastised the White House for “huge mistakes” in rolling out the plan. “They would not listen.”

Unless Obama makes some changes, Nelson said, “he’s got a hostile Florida.”

Via the St. Pete Times.