Quote of the Day – Security Theater Edition

"It is not comfortable to come to work knowing full well that my hands will be feeling another man's private parts, their butt, their inner thigh. Even worse is having to try and feel inside the flab rolls of obese passengers and we seem to get a lot of obese passengers!"

“It is not comfortable to come to work knowing full well that my hands will be feeling another man’s private parts, their butt, their inner thigh. Even worse is having to try and feel inside the flab rolls of obese passengers and we seem to get a lot of obese passengers!” – Unidentified TSA Agent quoted in “TSA Agents Absolutely Hate New Pat Downs, Find Them Disgusting And Morale Breaking

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.

Comments

  1. Anon says:

    This suggests that it’s going to get worse. Agents that are normal will gravitate out of these positions, while people that actually enjoy it for whatever unhealthy reason will gravitate into them. Great.

  2. *plays the world’s tiniest violin for those poor, poor police state goons*