Security Theater


The Minneapolis City Pages profiles the maverick security expert Bruce Schneier, who doesn't think much of the TSA:

"There have been exactly two things since 9/11 that have made air travel safer," Schneier said recently over spring rolls at a favorite Vietnamese restaurant on Nicollet Avenue. "Reinforcing the cockpit door and telling people to fight back in the event of an attack." After a brief pause, half-devoured roll in hand, he reconsidered. "Well, maybe three," he said. "I'm on the fence about sky marshals."

For more on the TSA's sorry record, go here.