Skip to comments.Gore, staff led past airport security
Posted on 03/01/2007 10:09:34 PM PST by george76
An airline employee led former Vice President Al Gore and two associates around airport security lines before police spotted the breach and required them to be screened, an airport spokeswoman said Thursday.
The American Airlines employee led the three down to the lower baggage level Wednesday and swiped each of them through a secure turnstile with her security badge, Nashville International Airport spokeswoman Lynne Lowrance said. She declined to identify the employee.
"Everyone goes through security," she said of the employee's action. "It showed bad judgment. They were trying to be helpful, maybe too helpful."
The employee will be required to take an airport security training course again,
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Al Gore Inadvertently Breaches Airport Security
The airline employee took Gore down an elevator and then through a secure door. She ran her security card through the electronic lock a total of three times to let Gore and his two colleagues pass through the turnstile one at a time.
Interestingly, you can't do that at my office. The machine counts you in and out, and if you have scanned in, it won't let you scan in again, unless you scan out.
If you mess it up, you have to go to security to have it reset.
That she was able to run the card multiple times that fast hopefully triggered the alert.
I agree : it should be programed that the gate to be frozen after the second fast use.
ROFLMAO; I am just fascianted by what he IS doing in that house!
Maybe tipper uses a lot of electricity wink wink
Oh my.........while Al's away? Oh my.......thanks for leaving me with THAT thought for the rest of the day, pal!
You forgot the </sarcasm>!
Ewwww!!! I'll go outside and have a smoke. Call me when you're done!
Us little people with little carbon offsets.
Thanks for the ping.
Thanks Mr. T, definitely interesting. I'm shocked this employee didn't get the boot.