Giving Thanks for the TSA This Holiday Season

As Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Americans across the continent are preparing for quaint family gatherings, mountains of extra calories, and thousands of miles of long-distance travel. If the events of the past year are any indication, they should also prepare for the cold, unforgiving blue-latex hands of Transportation Security Administration agents. According to the Air Transport Association, close to 23.2 million passengers will be boarding flights and feeling the frisk during Thanksgiving weekend, a bit less than traveled this same time last year. This is due in part to the well-documented “Opt-Out” day held last year, encouraging scores of travelers to opt-out of […]