It was only a matter of time before the TSA would move out of their comfort zone of groping people’s pants in a crowded airport for “security” reasons and expand into other areas. Like people’s cars parked at the airport.
Apparently, for about a month, the TSA at Rochester International Airport in New York have been ordering valet attendants to search valet parked cars for explosives. They’re required to search the trunk and the engine and then scan the interior. They say it only takes 30 seconds, so it should be no big deal. Yeah, but we’re talking about the TSA here. Give them an inch, and they’ll take a mile. Sure, it might be 30 seconds now, but just wait. Soon, it’ll be 30 minutes, and they’ll be tearing up people’s cars looking for the slightest indication that someone might be a drug dealer or terrorist. For “national security” purposes, of course.
A local NBC affiliate reported on what happened that brought this new policy to light:
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