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TSA Agent Offers Harsh, Creepy Critique Of Teen Girl’s Outfit

June 17, 2013 by  

TSA Agent Offers Harsh, Creepy Critique Of Teen Girl’s Outfit
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A TSA officer at the Los Angeles International Airport allegedly offered an inappropriate, and pretty creepy, critique of a 15-year-old girl’s traveling attire while she was en route to a college tour with a group of high school students over the weekend.

Blogger Mark Frauenfelder, recounted the incident on a blog he edits called Boing Boing: “Here’s what happened, as my daughter described it in text messages to us: she was at the station where the TSA checks IDs. She said the officer was ‘glaring’ at her and mumbling. She said, ‘Excuse me?’ and he said, ‘You’re only 15, COVER YOURSELF!’ in a hostile tone. She said she was shaken up by his abusive manner.”

The blogger also included a picture of the outfit his daughter was wearing at the time of the incident. The outfit is demure in comparison to many of the fashions on the right side of legal public decency.

And unless indecency laws are being broken, the government employee has no right to comment on how a person is dressed as they travel.  That’s why the incident underlines bigger problems: TSA agents have been given power that they are often unqualified for and frequently abuse.

As Frauenfelder notes, “It doesn’t matter what she was wearing, though, because it’s none of his business to tell girls what they should or should not wear. His creepy thoughts are his own problem, and he shouldn’t use his position of authority as an excuse to humiliate a girl and blame her for his sick attitude.”

But as with most all government-enabled positions of authority, TSA actions that would be deemed unacceptable for private sector security employees are often met with impunity, or excused, because Americans have been instructed by government to fear terrorists more than sexual harassment or assault. This is why there are so many incidents of TSA officials acting surprised, even hostile, when travelers refuse to have genitals groped in order to board an airplane.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • Dave in Houston

    The perverts in TSA are making judgements about being perverted? Ha ha ha hah….THose morons are stupid and suffering from the small man syndrome. TSA agents are just below public school administrators in lack of intelligence or guts.

  • manuel

    Queers, thugs and now creeps. What an outfit. Would make Hitler proud, as this was what he recruited in the beginning.

  • drdebdrdeb

    She looks fine to fly to me and much better than the folks on my last flight-Colorado Springs to Atlanta. Nothing is showing. What IS the problem? Too cute?

    • Jim

      She refused the TSA agent’s advances. THAT was the problem

  • momo

    So now we have the clothes gestapo?

    • JRR

      Not quite. The Clothes Gestapo will come when Obama achieves a Muslim majority in the U.S. And they will be much, MUCH worse than the TSA could even imagine!

  • rivahmitch

    No doubt the TSA Obamathug would have preferred that she wear a burqua.

  • TheSilverRanger

    What do you expect? The TSA is our version of the SA/SS. And look who they hire, the lowest common denominator. And that includes ghetto rats, thug n—-rs, pedophiles, and possible muslim and communist spies. The whole lot ought to be arrested.

    • fullyalive

      So true! I have been saying for a long time that people who are authorized to harass us, like police, too, and are hired at great cost to us, should have to undergo a kind of personality test first, or we get those kind of damaged people indeed!

  • ralphkr

    After looking at the pic I can only say, “Huh, I thought the Grunge look died years ago.”

  • Guest

    First of all TSA should be out of business they have accomplished
    nothing and have become another pain in the But-Tocks. Instead of
    writting articles on pure Garbage since TSA nothing but Garbage home
    land security, REALLY, Why not become as angered over the abuse of
    Commercials on every channel on tv including cable, radio, internet, can
    not rent or buy a movie without 20 minutes of some company’s garbage
    that no one going to buy why, OVERDOSE, example, glad you asked, lets
    take the Spike channel, started to watch a movie and a break ever 3 min
    and a total of 16 lame rotten crap garbage in a row, i turned to
    hbo,showtime,cinemax,starz anything that has no ads… Where does it
    say TSA now becomes an authority of Fashion, when they learn how to do
    security and become an ASSET to society and less of an AS********** of
    society.. So ill also end by the following, regardless of what one may like or dislike in a post, Understand this:”OPINIONS VARY”

  • Lie breaker

    First of all TSA should be out of business they have accomplished
    nothing and have become another pain in the But-Tocks. Instead of
    writting articles on pure Garbage since TSA nothing but Garbage home
    land security, REALLY, Why not become as angered over the abuse of
    Commercials on every channel on tv including cable, radio, internet, can
    not rent or buy a movie without 20 minutes of some company’s garbage
    that no one going to buy why, OVERDOSE, example, glad you asked, lets
    take the Spike channel, started to watch a movie and a break every 3 min
    and a total of 16 lame rotten crap garbage in a row, i turned to
    hbo,showtime,cinemax,starz anything that has no ads… Where does it
    say TSA now becomes an authority of Fashion, when they learn how to do
    security and become an ASSET to society and less of drain on
    society.. So ill also end by the following, regardless of what one may like or dislike in a post, Understand this:”OPINIONS VARY”

  • BUD USMC

    FIRE HIS ASS THEN 12 LASHES OF THE YOUNG LADIES CHOICE, I EXPECT IN HIS NATIVE COUNTRY IT WOULD BE ALOT WORSE.

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