- Juliette Kayyem says junking the current airport security model in the midst of a crisis is a seriously bad idea
- The blame should be widely shared and the TSA is taking smart steps to fix the problem, she says
CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem is the author of the best-selling "Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home." She is a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School, a former assistant secretary of Homeland Security in the Obama administration and founder of Kayyem Solutions, a security consulting firm. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)My children often tell me that I have two personalities: "mom mom" and "airport mom." The latter is not a compliment: she is rude and impatient, tries to maneuver through lines, views weather delays as a personal slight, and uses words like "outrage" or "injustice" at missed connections.