An exercise for Zen practitioners: A
man wearing nothing but a raincoat approaches a TSA screener. He
opens the raincoat and says “check out my junk”. Has a flashing
Philadelphia International Airport was among the airports receiving Congressman John Mica’s letter letting them know they can divorce the Transportation Security Administration, at least with regard to passenger screenings, if they should find that the TSA’s new “hands-on” approach is a bit counter-productive to security.
The letter notes that the Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001 that created the TSA allowed airports to revert to private contractors for screenings after two years.
Mica ( R-FL7) was one of the authors of the bill.
The actual wording of the bill’s Section 44920 (a) is:
A staffer for Mica said the letter went out to the 100 busiest airports in the nation. PHL is the 11th busiest in the world.
Orlando International Airport has announced that it will consider the change. We await word on what plans PHL may have.