As predicted with our headline of January 11... Undie Bomber Turns X-mas into XXX-mas ...so has it come to pass, even one holiday sooner, that the full body scanner requirement would be universally appiled, that every American must be explicitly irradiated and imaged. Hence, our new word: Pornografry.
However, we did not anticipate the lengths to which the perv police state apparatus would go in pursuit of the "safety" of the traveling public. We knew of course that it is in the nature of this apparatus to have a voracious hunger for bodies, and to require yet more bodies to be sucked into its panopticon of awareness. Yet this hunger as presently manifest in the TSA has far outstripped anything we imagined. The scenes now taking place in airports across America are of abject surreality...
PrisonPlanet: TSA Now Putting Hands Down Fliers' Pants
Drudge Report: TSA gropes nun
MSNBC: TSA pat-down leaves traveler covered in urine
The humiliations are not quite entirely egalitarian however; for, while on the one hand, Congressman Ron Paul's crotch is groped by TSA, soon to be Speaker of the House John Boehner's boner remains unmolested.