A pilot pointed out something that is obvious to anyone who travels frequently: that the TSA only focuses on what passengers see and ignores what goes on behind the scenes at the airport. Airport employees, caterers, baggage handlers and others who have access to planes don’t have to go through security screenings.

Airport security is kind of a farce. It’s only smoke and mirrors.

To thank him for his efforts, four federal air marshals and two sheriffs deputies arrived at his house. The TSA also had his concealed carry permit taken away.