Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A short history of airport security

Over at the LA Times. Choice pairing of sentences:
The TSA, whose budget has grown from $4.7 billion in 2002 to $7.7 billion today, is also concerned.

"We want to focus our limited resources on higher-risk passengers while speeding and enhancing the passenger experience at the airport," TSA Administrator John S. Pistole said...
The "checkpoint of the future" is given a bump here, so it's a good time to remind you of how terrible it is.