I was very pleased to hear that Norman Mineta will no longer be srewing up the transportaion department.
As a farewell shot I'll put a link to one of my favorite old Ann Coulter columns. Good riddance Mineta.
Arab Hijackers Now Eligible for Pre-Boarding
A few months later, after 19 Muslim men hijacked U.S. airplanes and turned them into weapons of mass destruction on American soil, Mineta was a whirlwind of activity. On September 21, as the remains of thousands of Americans lay smoldering at Ground Zero, Mineta fired off a letter to all U.S. airlines forbidding them from implementing the one security measure that would have prevented 9/11: subjecting Middle Eastern passengers to an added degree of pre-flight scrutiny. He sternly reminded the airlines that it was illegal to discriminate against passengers based on their race, color, national or ethnic origin, or religion.