The F-35 is the most expensive weapons program in the history of the Pentagon, with a price tag of $396 billion so far and climbing. This would be a tremendous expense even for a flawless plane, but endless cost overruns and mechanical problems show it is anything but.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.