In a recent test of airport security measures, 70 attempts were made to smuggle weapons and explosives past TSA checkpoints. 67 got through, a failure rate of 96%.
Apparently, the details from the classified report are worse than that. Freshman Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb)–the only politician I know personally–is taking up the cause. He wrote an op-ed piece for USA Today on the problem. [Read more…]