Originally Posted By: grapedrink
Came in from overseas today into LAX. Wait times were easy, but the agents said they are working without paychecks. Luckily I left the country before the shutdowns.

90 minute security lines at LaGuardia today, and TSA pre check closed:

But yeah, gubmint shutdown has no ill effect on anyone trout

The airlines could run their own security much more effectively and cheaply than the TSA.

The TSA didn't even exist 20 years ago, and air travel was better

My entire existence is a failed gotcha