WASHINGTON ( TheStreet) -- President Barack Obama told Americans who was to blame for the Christmas Day air security lapse and how he intends to fix it. Consumers will figure out the cost soon enough.Since the failed attempt to blow up Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines Flight 253, security has been tightened and Obama has called for increased intelligence sharing and analysis, and enhanced technology. The Transportation Safety Administration says 28 passengers were arrested between Dec. 27 and Jan. 3 after investigations of suspicious behavior or document fraud. There were also 24 checkpoint closures, terminal evacuations or breaches; 12 guns seized at checkpoints; and four "artfully concealed" contraband items.
Air Security Efforts Could Pinch Passengers
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