Skip to main content

View Diary: About that Pat Down (108 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Just send the guy home. If he doesn't want to (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    Oh Mary Oh

    comply, let him drive.  As a frequent flier, the last thing I want is more complaints slowing down the security lines.

    "Because I am a river to my people."

    by lordcopper on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 07:49:56 PM PST

    [ Parent ]

    •  But that's the point (4+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      BlackSheep1, rioduran, ETF, Oh Mary Oh

      He opted to not be scanned or groped and left - and then AFTER they'd escorted him out, AFTER he'd had his flight fare refunded - they came up to him and told him he had to GO BACK and be scanned and/or groped - or be fined $10,000. He walked.

      I'd have walked, too.

      But instead - and as a frequent flyer, yes (>40 times in 2008, >30 times last year) - I just booked two trips on Amtrak today. I'm not subjecting my kid to this bullshit.

      "I like to go into Marshall Field's in Chicago just to see all the things there are in the world that I do not want." M. Madeleva, C.S.C.

      by paxpdx on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 08:03:26 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site