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Most Americans think the TSA is doing a good job, survey finds

Hugo Martin
LA Times [1]
Aug 12, 2012

Despite all the griping over full-body searches of children and senior citizens, most Americans think the Transportation Security Administration is doing either a good or excellent job of handling security at airports.

During a recent Gallup poll, 54% of Americans said the agency in charge of security at airports is doing a good or excellent job, with another 30% saying the TSA does only a fair job.

Only 12% of those surveyed said the TSA does a poor job.

In fact, the opinion of the TSA is sightly better among Americans who have recently flown, with 57% of those who have flown in the last year saying the agency does a good or excellent job, according to the survey.

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