Question: Have you ever been subjected to an airport security 'pat down'?
They're having a free-for-all in the comments section, as well they should. (Be sure to read 'em all.)
In fact, people everywhere are getting pissed and demanding that heads (or even departments) roll.
If that doesn't get your Irish up, then perhaps this will:
(A tip of the cap to Amy Alkon.)
This is ridiculous and totally beyond the pale.
Here's the problem: Good parents like my pal LL are starting to say things like this:
If any man or woman put their hands in my children’s crotches because of a perceived security risk, I absolutely would reign fire and destruction upon those muthafuckers.Try it, however, and you'll find yourself under arrest, facing jail time and at least a $10,000 fine.
Mark my words.
For those of you who think giving up your right to privacy is a small price to pay, a superior mind to yours replies:
"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Ben Franklin
As for me, I may just have to rethink the not driving thing, and soon.