The sad part is that is seems obvious the AOPA board is in disarray and President Lawford does not seem to enjoy a majority when things go to a vote. The selfish views of a few are now destroying the Association by letting this mob rule riot over the fate of the association as the membership walks out the door.
There was much talk on the AOPA Forum a few weeks back on who should speak to the press, especially after Hamilton spoke out, apparently without board approval. The pro NAS, anti CASA view is alive and well within this board majority. Pity, but I don't believe they are representing the views of the membership.
The above (extremist) majority has given Bertram approval to "speak" on NAS matters. It does not appear to matter what the others think or what the President says. Bertram has his own views and as the operator of a flying school seems to believe that NAS will save his bacon and that all the scare talk of late is driving students away.
If only it was that simple.