Via Drudge Report: November 13, 2010
Read the incident of a traveler named John Tyner on his way to SouthDakota when he encountered a cadre blue-shirted of TSA gropersTyner’s ordeal demonstrates the severity of a government out of control, especially when a TSA officer has
During the next half-hour, his cell phone recorded Tyner refusing tosubmit to a full body scan, opting for the traditional metal scanner anda basic “pat down” — and then refusing to submit to a “groin check”by a TSA security guard
.He even told the guard,
“You touch my junk and I’m going to
have you arrested.”
His threat triggered a code red alert as
TSA agents, supervisorsand eventually the local police gravitated to the spot where thereluctant traveler stood in his stocking feet, his cell phonesitting in the nearby bin (which he wasn’t allowed to touch)picking up the audio.
[snip]Once he threatened to have the TSA agent arrested though, eventsturned surreal.
A supervisor is heard re-explaining the groin check process toTyner then adding
“If you’re not comfortable with that, wecan escort you back out and you don’t have to fly today.”
“OK, I don’t understand how a sexual assault can be made a condition of my flying.”