Why Airport Security Is Broken—And How to Fix It – WSJ.com: “In attempting to eliminate all risk from flying, we have made air travel an unending nightmare for U.S. passengers and visitors from overseas, while at the same time creating a security system that is brittle where it needs to be supple.”
Anyone who travels with any regularity understands what nonsense the TSA is – it’s security theater, not actual security, and it further dehumanizes an already humiliating experience.
Forty years ago air travel was sexy and cosmopolitan and futuristic. Now it’s fucking awful. The TSA and the changes to the industry since 9/11 are big reasons why.