From Slate’s Today’s Papers: the Transportation Security Agency, facing a budget crunch, is laying off security screeners and other personnel. According to an e-mail the Post nabbed, one official TSA ordered some air marshals to skip some flights, due, he wrote, to “monetary considerations.”
Apparently the Bush administration can…and it’s not very high. Quick, roll out some more uncessary tax cuts. Maybe then those rich suckers can buy their own private planes, be secure, and leave the rest of us to fly in the “death traps”.