Are they going overboard these days? It would appear so. But hey, anything to avoid the appearance of profiling:
I for one would have felt a lot safer on the plane after witnessing that patdown — the kid looked a little shifty.
Things like that accomplish nothing with the possible exception of encouraging pedophiles to apply for TSA jobs.
The actual threats to our national security must be getting a real kick out of what they’ve managed to cause.
What’s the solution? Somewhere in between the extreme over-reaction above, and this:
Update: The Danish MP thinks he has a better idea for national security — he believes that displaying photos of women’s breasts will help make the country safer, thinking it will keep fundamental Islamists from entering the country.
However, ZIP over at Weasel Zippers displays a helluva sample picture but points out that because terrorists blow themselves and others to bits because they want to see boobs, this method might backfire.
(h/t Hot Air)