SOME NOT VERY IMPRESSIVE NEWS about homeland security:

New York airport baggage screeners were fed answers to written tests and were not asked to identify bombs, guns or other dangerous objects in carry-on luggage, a homeland security official said yesterday.

Clark Kent Ervin, the acting inspector general for the Homeland Security Department, said a review of the Transportation Security Administration’s testing procedures found that on a recent final exam given to new screeners at LaGuardia Airport, 22 of the 25 questions were used during the practice quiz, and testing protocol “maximized the likelihood that students would pass.”