Sunday, October 2, 2011
TSA-type screenings spreading like a disease
As the kickoff to Sunday’s Broncos-Packers game approached, “long lines of fans waiting to enter (Green Bay’s) Lambeau Field still stretched deep into the stadium’s parking lots,” the Associated Press reported.
The NFL is pushing for pat-downs at stadiums to improve fan safety, USA Today reports.
So, the practices of the reviled Transportation Security Administration have been adopted outside of the nation’s airports.
What’s next? Pat-downs before entering shopping malls or movie theaters?
Techdirt skewered the NFL’s decision to implement TSA-style security theater in a recent article. This is not a good trend for America.
Art: One of several funny TSA-related imprints for bumper stickers, coffee mugs and other products offered for sale by Zazzle.