I keep reading about the passenger screening 2+ hour delays because of a minority of TSA officials not coming to work during the federal shutdown. Now, Delta is unhappy about the money they are losing.
They didn't have to do it. See the map below? It is a map of airports that have private sector screening rather than the TSA. They are not experiencing shutdown-related delays.
The headline below is what brought all of this to mind.
here. Related story here. This is likely the faustian bargain of all faustian bargains. If you think Facebook is 'donating' money to local news out of the goodness of its heart, I've swampland in southern Georgia I would like to sell you.