Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Security Theater

Wired reports that a young Virginia man who wrote an abbreviated version of the Fourth Amendment on his body and stripped to his shorts at an airport security screening area won a trial Friday in his lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages for being detained on a disorderly conduct charge. In related news, I hear the TSA is getting rid of those full-body scanners that take graphic images of people's bodies, which has Stephen Colbert and me kinda bummed.  Anyone know where I can get a framed 8 x 10 of my nut sack on the way back from Hawaii? They were never more youthful-looking and relaxed ...

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