How Reactive Incrementalism Leads to Extremism at the TSA

But if you’re one of that majority of citizens who supports or at least doesn’t mind the TSA, consider this thought experiment. Imagine you’re back on November 19, 2001, the day the TSA was created, before most of these forms of security were put into place. Would you have supported or accepted these indignities—all of which are now in place—if rather than over ten long years they were implemented in one stroke?

By Jack Meserve