If you don't believe the TSA is doomed after watching Thursday's House Aviation Subcommittee hearing, then you'll have to at least agree that the agency as we know it can't continue to exist as it does.
TSA Administrator John Pistole was busy making the rounds during Thanksgiving week, trying to assure holiday air travelers that their screening experience would be better than last year. Which it was, thankfully.
When it comes to the TSA, one thing's for sure: They have no idea how to get the traveling public to like them. Since their creation in 2001, barely a week goes by that we don't hear yet another tale of agency dysfunction.
Anybody can bludgeon the many shortcomings and foibles at TSA, and there will be plenty more opportunities in the future. But now is the time to give some positive reinforcement to a sensible attempt at innovation.
Two Harvard Law School students have filed a law suit in federal court complaining that the use of full-body imaging scanners and enhanced pat-down procedures is a violation of their Constitutional rights.
This past week, President Obama, with two false starts already under his belt, finally nominated a guy who actually has half a chance of passing muster with the Senate for TSA Administrator -- John Pistole, current deputy administrator of FBI.