There has been considerable outrage over the last year on the part of government officials and the public-at-large regarding the purchase and use of corporate jets by companies, including many large banks, receiving billions of dollars in federal aid.

The logic behind such outrage is, of course, that corporate titans who have put their companies into the financially precarious positions of needing the government's largesse in order to survive shouldn't be gallivanting about in such opulent accoutrements.

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