On the subject of the robot, he continued: "It would be in the desert sands. Laser beams would shoot out of it so it would be the first thing people flying in would see."
...And the last thing they would see in their entire lives, as they plummet to the ground because the pilot has been blinded by a direct hit to the eyes.
Yeah. This has "Good Idea" written all over it.
Seriously, though, when I saw the headline, I thought perhaps the Cactus League had decided to erect a statue in honor of the brief, but historic, appearance of Danny Graves.