Daily Archives: June 7, 2016


Our Expensive “Security Theater:” Failure in the Face of New and Troubling Threats to Air Travel

When I lived in Sweden years ago, there was a delightful little holiday they celebrated in June called “Midsummer’s Eve.”  Maypoles, flowers, singing, dancing until midnight.  I always felt so joyful after that holiday. Here in the U.S., I see that our own celebration of the summer season has begun.  It’s called the “Airport Security Theater” holiday.  Per tradition, we all gather at the airport at least three hours early, do a shuffle in a […]