"Pilots from day one are so ingrained with protecting the passengers, with learning skills to deal with unanticipated events ... and evaluated on how well you deal with stress," Cox said. "Those who don't do well with it don't survive as professional pilots."
"There are so many proposals that have been enacted in California, like redistricting reform or term limits and all these other things, but they all dance around the edge of it," Mr. Cox said. "They really don't go at the core of the corruption in the system. The core of the corruption in the system is the power of the funders."