Why the TSA frisked a 6yr old! Does TSA actually stand for: Totally Senseless Acts?

6 years ago

Today I booked a pair of plane tickets so that my husband and I can attend a family wedding. Pretty routine, right? That’s what I thought too, until I was struck with some unexpected nostalgia upon clicking “Purchase.” You see, it’s been about a year since I last flew. Remember last year at the airport? Ah, how I long for the days of low-tech, metal-detecting wands .  Today's plane passengers are subjected to "enhanced” pat downs and super fancy body scanners that generate semi-erotic images.  Remember the good old days when the most erotic image a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent was exposed to would be me sans belt and shoes?

Even though it’s been a while since the new super-duper airport security procedures were put in place, TSA horror stories are still making national news on a weekly basis. How could we but be stunned over last month's story of a six-year-old Anna Drexel being frisked at...

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