In addition to rolling out full-body nudie scanners in airports across the country, the TSA is now giving travelers the option of an "enhanced" pat-down. With the TSA's record of responsible behavior, what could ever go wrong?
Say you don't want to have a Transportation Security Administration employee checking out your body on a computer screen from the comfort of a secluded room. What other options do you have? You can choose the "enhanced" pat-down: a "front-of-the-hand, slide-down technique" to inspect your crotch, ass, breasts and even face and hair. This new technique is being tested at McCarran-Las Vegas International Airport, and not everyone is happy about it. One passenger, Rob Webster told the Boston Herald:
If anybody ever groped me like that in real life, I would have punched them in their nose," the 50-year-old said. "It was extremely invasive. This was a very probing-type touching - not just patting over all your areas, but actually probing and pushing and seeing if I was concealing something in my genital area."
Some choices! This should set off a fair amount of lawsuits.
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