[rescue] Airport Security and Rescues...
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 10:26:11 CDT 2008
Phil Stracchino wrote:
> But El-Al security is *effective*. TSA is 90% useless security theater.
> If there's a ridiculous and intrusive "security measure" that doesn't
> actually make anyone any safer, TSA will find it and use it, but they
> won't use the effective methods Israel uses because of the risk that
> somebody might get offended, and because picking out people who are
> acting funny requires people with actual training and skills, not
> minimum-wage drones following a list of (frequently nonsensical and
> frequently useless) rules on a clipboard.
I'd go even further. I think the TSA would avoid using anything
effective even if it's *not* going to offend anyone. I think
effectiveness might be contrary to their goals.
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