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TSA Humiliates Injured Marine

Conservative_Libertarian Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 7:26 PM
I had another word for Obozo... but the Automatic Censor flagged me! Substitute "Jerk" with whatever expletive you desire!!! TCG-L

An active-duty Marine who lost both his legs to an Improvised Explosive Device was humiliated by TSA agents after he was forced to remove his prosthetic legs and was then ordered to stand so agents could inspect his wheelchair for explosives.

The incident prompted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) to fire off a letter to John Pistole, the administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

“The Marine, whose prosthetics were exposed, was humiliated,” Duncan wrote. “While I recognize the necessity to appropriately screen passengers, I am concerned by the apparent lack of situational awareness and respect among TSA officers – specifically when it...