THIS. IS. THE. PROBLEM.
By Sean J. Miller - 01/09/11 10:27 AM ET
A top House Democrat said the attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) should change how members of Congress are screened at airports.
“I really believe that that is the place where we feel the most ill at ease, is going through airports,” Rep. James Clyburn (D[ouche]-S.C.), who serves as assistant minority leader in the House, said on "Fox News Sunday."
Clyburn called for the Transportation Security Administration, which administers airport security checkpoints, to interact “a little better” with the Capitol Hill Police.
“We’ve had some incidents where TSA authorities think that congresspeople should be treated like everybody else,” he said. “Well, the fact of the matter is, we are held to a higher standard in so many other areas, and I think we need to take a hard look at exactly how the TSA interact with members of Congress.”…
…Noting that local law enforcement were installed outside his South Carolina home after the attack on Giffords, Clyburn said the House may need to “beef up the funding” for individual members’ budgets so they can coordinate improved security arrangements with local police
And you know what? He is just the one that forgot to filter his thoughts and said it. I am sure MANY of them think this way. At least he deals with the TSA, you know that Nasty Botoxi didn’t deal with them when she was Jet Setting the continent on the taxpayer dime riding in and Air Force plane.