C’mon, JoeB, you can do better

Joe Brancatelli is defending the TSA. He explains away profligate spending as complaints from

    Hypocritical sleazeballs from the Republican Congressional delegation

Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security’s own Inspector General is investigating extensive use of resorts by the TSA.

    The inquiry was prompted by a letter from Democratic Sens. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota and Ron Wyden of Oregon, who questioned a seven-week stay by 20 Pearson recruiters at the Wyndham Peaks Resort and Golden Door Spa in Telluride, Colo. The resort boasts an 18-hole golf course, spectacular views, an indoor pool and fluffy robes.

Democratic Senators Wyden and Dorgan. Not what I’d call “from the Republican Congressional delegation.”

Brancatelli doesn’t specifically address the major concerns about the TSA in any case…

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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