After months of intense internal debate, the TSA decided that mistakes were made when two elderly women -- who claim they were subject to strip searches (!) -- were examined at Kennedy Airport in November, The Associated Press reports (via USA Today). Homeland Security Officials, prompted by the wo ... More >>
After public outcry over this video of a 6-year-old girl receiving a thorough pat-down from a TSA agent, which we posted yesterday (gleaning more than 100 comments), the TSA and Congress are promising to look at their policies for screening small children, reports the Washington Post.
Yes, we're all for excited for the government subsidized handjobs many of us are about to receive courtesy the TSA during our holiday travels. And by excited, we mean: "preemptively traumatized, and preemptively pissed." But do you ever imagine how the TSA screeners themselves feel?