The TSA - What WERE They Thinking?

CBS News reported on Wednesday that the Government Accountability Office has found that the nearly billion dollars of taxpayer revenue spent on hiring and training 3,000 “Behavior Detection Officers” (BDOs) has been ineffective and possibly a waste of money and resources. The report quotes the GAO as finding that “Available evidence does not support whether behavioral indicators can be used to identify persons who pose a risk to aviation security” and further noting that the efforts are “the same, or slightly better than chance.” In the report, two “undercover” BDOs are filmed walking around an airport, both heavily laden with backpacks, openly gawking at passengers walking by and sticking out like a sore thumb themselves. Backpacks? Read More At The Link…

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