One Nation Under TSA

via The Awl by Choire Sicha on 9/13/11


“He said there had been 50 other similar incidents across the country that day.”
That’s the most striking sentence in this account of being detained by Homeland Security on a plane on Sunday, written by a woman who sat next to two Indian dudes who needed to pee. According to one FBI officer, at least 50 flights had passengers who saw something stupid and said something stupid, so some Americans got handcuffed and detained. We only even hear about a few of them.

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