By the Left Coast Rebel
Ed Morrissey at Hot Air:
Reports over the weekend that an elderly woman had to remove an adult diaper to complete a TSA airport screening rocketed through social-media networks. CNN reported that Jean Weber filed a complaint after a TSA agent demanded that her wheelchair-bound mother remove her Depends in order to clear the checkpoint.
Video from CNN:
The story still has legs, CNN is reporting today that the TSA is standing by molesting a cancer-stricken, 95-year-old, diaper-donning woman:
If this incident represents "proper procedure" then what actually goes over the line?
The TSA released a statement Sunday defending its agents' actions at the Northwest Florida Regional Airport.
"While every person and item must be screened before entering the secure boarding area, TSA works with passengers to resolve security alarms in a respectful and sensitive manner," the federal agency said. "We have reviewed the circumstances involving this screening and determined that our officers acted professionally and according to proper procedure."
As you ponder the GOP candidates for the 2012 election, folks, riddle me this: Who created liberty-affronting TSA? Hint: his last name rhymes with toosh, mush...