There’s a reason we refer to the TSA as “Thousands Standing Around”. They are worthless. This is the end result of another one of Bush’s mistakes (turning airport screeners into Federal employees) and here is a prime example of the power trips these little Napoleons engage in regularly. Most of us have experienced this on some level or another.
It didn’t help that this guy is a Ron Paul supporter and, therefore, according to Missouri state officials, a potential terrorist. He might have even had subversive literature on him – you know, the Constitution, the Bible, the Federalist Papers – OH CALAMITY!