Monday, November 22, 2010

Reason 4,923 people hate economists: TSA's policy on "pat-downs" will kill people on the highway this holiday season--Huh??

We cannot escape the glory and/or the madness of "opportunity costs"!

Analyst: TSA methods 'will kill more Americans on highway'
""The recent public ire toward the TSA’s new pat-down and body imaging screening methods is likely to cause more people to drive automobiles and forego airline travel, say two transportation economists who have studied the issue.
“Driving is much more dangerous than flying, as you are far more likely to be killed in an automobile accident mile-for-mile than you are in an airplane,” said Horwitz. “The result will be that the new TSA procedures will kill more Americans on the highway.”

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