If officers of the Transportation Security Administration are going to continue to “have their way” with female passengers—and it looks like they are—they should at least rent a room. Certainly, they should take the precaution of checking passengers’ credentials.
If they had in the case of Karen H. Kaplan, of Washington, D.C., they might have learned that she is a journalist. Fittingly, Kaplan has written up her experience at Norfolk International Airport on Nov. 25. Her first-person account, which appears in Sunday’s theday.com, makes several critical claims that the TSA should be called upon to react to.