Los Angeles International Airport is difficult on most days. On Saturday it was a hellish ordeal for 20,000 people – visitors and American citizens – caught in a backup caused by the failure of an immigration computer system.
This sentence from the LA Times story sticks out: By the time water arrived, children and elderly passengers were lying on the floor showing signs of dehydration.
This is a failure of our government to carry out its responsibilities with competence, dispatch and regard for human life and dignity. Do we citizens, voters and taxpayers have the will to make sure it doesn’t happen again?