After using her fortune to buy herself a temporary Senate appointment, Loeffler’s secretive private jet use shows how out-of-touch she is with Georgia voters
ATLANTA — Today, a new AJC report revealed that temporary senator and “political mega-donor” Kelly Loeffler has been using a private jet to hop between DC and Georgia — and even to take an 18-minute flight between Atlanta and Macon — showing yet again how out-of-touch the unelected senator is with everyday Georgians.
Not only did Loeffler buy a multimillion-dollar aircraft specifically to jet around the state for her Senate bid, but she also did her best to keep her luxury purchase secret from Georgia voters. In fact, her jet is chartered under a system offering “anonymity” — and was even listed as “not available for public tracking per request from the owner/operator” in a flight-tracking system.
This isn’t the first time Loeffler has demonstrated just how out-of-step she is with everyday Georgians. Ever since she pledged $20 million in a bid to buy herself a temporary Senate seat, Loeffler continues to struggle with out-of-touch behavior, most recently posing as a hunter in a new ad only to be caught without a Georgia hunting license just days later.
“Between her new private jet and hunting ad debacle, Kelly Loeffler is doing everything she can to show just how out-of-touch she is with Georgia voters,” said Alex Floyd, spokesman for the Democratic Party of Georgia. “Loeffler can’t possibly understand the concerns of everyday Georgians when all she seems concerned with is hiding her private air travel.”