Lazy TSA Agents Let Thousands Of Bags Through Unscreened (But They Gotta See Us Naked)

from the feeling-safer? dept

While the TSA and the US government continue to insist that it's absolutely necessary to see passengers naked before they can get on a plane, it appears that not everyone in the TSA is so committed to such thorough searches. Apparently, the feds are investigating a group of 27 TSA agents in Hawaii who apparently just skipped over the part of their jobs where they were supposed to screen luggage. Instead, they just tagged the luggage, saying it was screened and let it go on planes.

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    Anonymous Coward, 7 Mar 2011 @ 6:36am

    Why does the TSA want to see people naked?

    Why does the TSA want to see people naked? Is there a 25-words or less, adjective-free sentence officially from the TSA about why they want to see people naked?

    I mean, those semi-metallic images from the Nudatrons seem like they'd appeal only to a very narrow audience of perverts, a subset, perhaps, of the tight-vinyl fetishists.

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