7 Reasons the TSA Sucks (A Security Expert’s Perspective)
For a bunch of people in snappy uniforms patting down crotches, the TSA is remarkably unpopular. Nobody likes going through security at the airport, but you probably figured most of it had a point. All those hours spent in line with other shoeless travelers are a necessary precursor to safe flying. It’s annoying, but at least it wards off terrorism.
That’s all bullshit. The TSA couldn’t protect you from a 6-year-old with a water balloon. What are my qualifications for saying that? My name is Rafi Sela, and I was the head of security for the world’s safest airport. Here’s what your country does wrong.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again & again until it happens: The TSA needs to be replaced from whole cloth. The first entry alone from this Cracked article is reason enough to take the whole agency back to the drawing board. But by all means, read the whole thing and see how far the rabbit hole goes.