How Might TSA Screw Up Repair Stations?

We know that the TSA doesn’t know how to set security priorities or spend money wisely. They’ve focused on security theater instead of real, risk-based security. In this podcast with Paul Plack of Aero-News Network we discuss the troubling plan to involve TSA in FAA-licensed aircraft repair stations; hundreds of airport security machines that were fully paid for by taxpayers but are just sitting unused because they don’t work in the real world; and more. More from here.

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Robert Poole is director of transportation policy and Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow at Reason Foundation. Poole, an MIT-trained engineer, has advised the Ronald Reagan, the George H.W. Bush, the Clinton, and the George W. Bush administrations.