Best Job He Ever Had

I was reading the New York Times account of a TSA procedure that has been around since at least 2011 in which agents will occasionally yell “Freeze” and all passengers within earshot are to remain where they are without moving until “freed.”  This ludicrous and controversial procedure has generated new media coverage recently along with the drink “testing” procedure I mentioned in my last cartoon.

All of this makes me wonder exactly how the TSA selects the ‘crack’ agents to which we entrust our civil liberties.  I have to imagine it is something like this …

About John Pierce

Monachus Lex is written by Virginia attorney John Pierce. John is a life-long gun rights advocate, an NRA certified instructor and co-founder of the nationwide gun rights group

He has an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems, an MBA from George Mason University and is a 2012 Honors Graduate of Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, MN.

Professionally, John is a member of the American Bar Association Second Amendment Civil Rights Litigation Subcommittee and his writings have been published by the ABA Civil Rights Litigation Committee and the ABA Minority Trial Lawyer Committee.

In addition, his open carry advocacy has been featured on Nightline and The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.
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4 Responses to Best Job He Ever Had

  1. Immediately after 9/11, I worked for the USAF as a civilian. There was really no need for our jobs, but the agency had money so hired us temporarily.

    One of those laid off at the same time as I (when the AF couldn’t justify our positions for another year) went TSA. The competition was pretty heavy, but if he was an indication of what they were looking for, your comments above are pretty darn close.

  2. Grapeshot says:

    So who told him what the word meant?

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