James Hoyne, 14, has a feeding tube in his stomach and carries a back-up in a sealed clear plastic bag. Hoyne said two weeks ago a TSA officer insisted on opening the sterile equipment, contaminating his back-up feeding up tube which he later needed."I said 'Please don't open it' and she said 'I have to open it whether you like it or not. If I can't open it, I can't let you on the plane,'" Hoyne said of his conversation with the TSA screener.
09 March 2008
Yet another TSA horror story
The Transportation Security Administration must be staffed by the largest group of incompetents in the federal government (and that's saying a lot); one could maintain an entire blog just devoted to TSA mixups. Here's a story out of Orlando that caught my eye this past week -