Did the TSA Back Down?

Jonathan Adler points to stories which suggest that the TSA may have dialed back the security this weekend in order to avoid unpleasantness.  If true, then like Adler, I think this is unlikely to help much; only 20% of airports currently have the backscatter machines.  If the TSA keeps rolling forward with what Gene Healy has dubbed the "freedom fondle", I predict they're going to meet more, um, resistance.

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Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.

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