Back in 2012, Gallup released a poll that announced just over half of Americans were positive about the TSA. That, only being the opinions of regular people, needed to have a wee prod in the name of science. ABC News* reveals that the TSA keeps America safe 3 times in 70.
That’s despite having spent over $550 million in equipment and training since 2009–the last time they failed a review.
If these were the results of a child doing a school test, this would surely be indicative of a learning disability.
I think the only people that are truly sleeping well are the ones selling security scanner equipment. I imagine half a billion dollars in the bank buys a lot of peace of mind.
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