Over the past several weeks, the issue of new body scanners and pat-down procedures at our airports has become a very hot topic. Naturally, the cable new channels are feeding the hysteria.
It’s a very legitimate issue, as we need to decide how far we are willing to go to invade the privacy of travelers in order to improve the security of flying. It goes to the heart of issues that will be discussed on this blog. TSA certainly has not done a good job of dealing with this issue.
Unfortunately, the news media is sensationalizing the story.