The CEOs of the Big Three automakers were skewered in the popular press for their recent decision to fly to Washington DC on corporate jets to request bailout funds for their companies. While this type of story plays well in the media, it's not at all clear that offering this type of perk is unreasonable. Among other things, it provides a non-monetary incentive for managers to work harder in an effort to move up the corporate ladder. Here's a defense of the Big Three "jet scandal" from Time Magazine.
While I don't think the use of corporate jets is a real issue, it is somewhat worrisome that these three stooges didn't anticipate the public relations aspect of their decisions.