Skip to comments.Unplugged metal detector triggers JFK chaos: sources
Posted on 06/27/2012 3:39:13 PM PDT by matt04Edited on 06/27/2012 3:44:17 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
These fools are keeping us safe?!? The TSA’s bungling reached a new low yesterday when a JFK Airport terminal had to be evacuated and hundreds of passengers marched back through security screening all because one dimwitted agent failed to realize his metal detector had been unplugged, sources told The Post. The stunning error led to hours of delays, two planes called back from the runway and infinite frustration for furious passengers. “The truth is, this is the failure of the most basic level of diligence,” a law-enforcement source said. “How can you expect the public to feel confident of the mission of the TSA if they don’t even know if the lights are turned on?”
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They aid in the redistribution of wealth program.
Just what the country needed.
40,000 more unionized dues paying Federal employees.
Wait till these goofs fall under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security and are armed, (some are now, but soon it may be all).
Orlando just got permission to hire private screeners. Think they’ll hire this person.
Amazingly, he failed to realize that alert lights never flashed once as streams of passengers filed through the dead detector, the sources said.
This does not sound like a stupid screener fail. This sounds deliberate. I just happened to personally go through two of these lines last week. They crept along, because every other passenger or so... BEEEP! "Sir/ma'am, please put your keys and coins in this tray." "Oh, sorry." Not to mention, of course, the blinkenlights.
hummmmm! is he a Muslim? Is he young? Has he been out of the country in the past 5-10 years (maybe Pakistan or Yemin)? Was he born or have relatives in a ME country unfriendly to US(that includes all of them)??