America’s airline security system spends 90 percent of its effort looking for “clutter” and distracting agents from genuine threats. So says Kip Hawley, former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration in a new book.
Meanwhile, the traveling public is contemptuous over long waits, inconvenience, and perceived intrusiveness over screening for items that pose no risk.
“We need to prune these regulations in a major way,” Hawley says.
Read the full story on my Seat 1A blog on Forbes.com.