Dear America, I Saw You Naked

Dear America, I Saw You Naked

And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent.

 

On Jan. 4, 2010, when my boss saw my letter to the editor in the New York Times, we had a little chat.

 

It was rare for the federal security director at Chicago O’Hare to sit down with her floor-level Transportation Security Administration officers—it usually presaged a termination—and so I was nervous as I settled in across the desk from her. She was a woman in her forties with sharp blue eyes that seemed to size you up for placement in a spreadsheet. She held up a copy of the newspaper, open to the letters page. My contribution, under the headline “To Stop a Terrorist: No Lack of Ideas,” was circled in blue pen.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/01/tsa-screener-confession-102912.html#ixzz2s747RITS

 

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