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Political correctness gone awry

Reader comment on item: [Michael Smerconish and I Debate:] What Kind of Airport Profiling?

Submitted by Jenny (United States), Oct 6, 2004 at 12:12

The few times I have flown since Sept. 11th, I have noticed the security guards busily wanding and checking out grey haired little old ladies who look like they are old enough to be my grandmother. Unfortunately the guards have to waste their time on them because it would supposedly be discriminatory to single out "Middle Easterners" for the wanding. Given this view, it's a wonder there haven't been more incidents of terrorism on airplanes since 9/11.
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