Most Americans know the TSA is grossly ineffective and is nothing but expensive security theater full of incompetence at its finest.
And now, even the TSA finally admits they’re unable to do their job…
…which is why the acting head of the TSA has put out a memo asking VOLUNTEERS for help.
Yep, you just can’t make this stuff up.
Apparently, the TSA recently admitted they are short-staffed – and not just by a little bit.
A memo from TSA revealed that over 130 of America’s largest airports aren’t properly staffed nor equipped to manage the volume of travelers flying this summer.
So as a solution, the TSA wants office staff to “volunteer” their time to help manage the flow of people.
The Washington Post reported:
“Darby LaJoye, who is filling in as the agency’s administrator, wrote that help is needed as travel numbers are forecast to spike through the summer.
The volunteers, who were told to expect to serve for up to 45 days, would not be able to screen passengers but could help manage queues and aid with administrative tasks.
“With this increase in volume, TSA must maintain operational readiness and ensure that the screening workforce is available to perform screening functions,” LaJoye wrote in the May 30 memo obtained by The Washington Post.”
This is yet another example of airports not being prepared and trying to find free labor to solve their problems.
Earlier this year, Delta requested their airline pilots volunteer their time to clean lounges and stock food…
… as if airline pilots have nothing better to do with their free time than cover for Delta’s mismanagement of resources.
Also joining the quest for free labor is American Airlines, who cut 30-percent of their support staff and are now asking employees to volunteer for 6-hour shifts (for free) to assist with duties like helping people navigate their way around the airport, reported Business Insider.
Travelers are already being warned to expect delays up to 8 hours for flights…
… and now the success of the flying industry is resting on the shoulders of volunteers.
The sad thing is, yet again, it’s Proud American Travelers who are paying the price for the TSA’s lack of planning.
In Charlotte, NC, American Airlines recently admitted that HUNDREDS of passengers missed their flights due to a massive TSA shortage, reported WBTV.
And to solve the problem, TSA thinks seeking volunteers is the best solution.
It’s no wonder they are one of the most-hated agencies in America!
We’ve gotten to the point where the TSA is so obsessed with trying to “screen out terrorists” …
… they’re taking Grandma’s sunscreen instead of letting travelers get to their planes on time.
One wouldn’t think it was even possible to have a greater disdain for the TSA, but their latest stunt shows just how truly ineffective they really are.
At least now they (kind of) admit it.
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