Walter Williams has a good column today about some of the senselessness of how screening is conducted at airports.

Almost a year ago, I wrote a column telling of a personal experience at an airport. It closed with this paragraph, and I think it pretty well sums up how I feel about airport security:

“Airport security is federalized, so, in other words, the government is in charge of your in-flight safety. The long-and-short of the current system is this: Pretend you’re in an airport and all the screeners are members of Congress. Feel safer? Me neither.”


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