The out-of-control Transportation Security Administration is past patdowns at airports – now it's checkpoints and roadblocks.
TSA's snakelike VIPR (Visual Intermodal Prevention and Response) teams have been slithering into more and more bus and train stations – and even running checkpoints on highways – never in response to actual threats, but apparently more in an attempt to live up to the inspirational motto displayed at the TSA's air marshal training center since the agency's inception: "Dominate. Intimidate. Control."
"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Want DP delivered to your inbox daily? Subscribe here: