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Nothing like taking advantage of a tragedy to forward one’s own personal agenda, over and over and over again as proven by James Clyburn who does not appreciate fully body scanners or enhanced body patdowns because he is “special.”

In the meantime, this socialist bastard has no problem with the TSA molesting and infringing upon the liberties of everyone else.


“We’ve had some incidents where TSA authorities think that congresspeople should be treated like everybody else,’ Rep. James Clyburn (left, D-S.C.) told Fox News Sunday.

What an outrage! How dare the Transportation Security Administration treat our exalted leaders the same way they treat the rest of us peons? Sure, ‘everybody else’ should be subjected to virtual strip searches or invasive pat-downs of private parts, but not politicians who have managed to fool a plurality of those who bother to show up at the polls every two years.

Clyburn uttered that elitist remark as part of a larger discussion about the January 8 shootings in Tucson that seriously wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and killed a federal judge. Clyburn told Fox News Sunday that ‘the place where we [congressmen] feel the most ill at ease is going through airports.’ It’s a good bet that most Americans would say the same thing; those TSA searches are hardly the thing to relax a person. Most Americans — thank goodness — are not congressmen, however, and thus they have little choice but to submit to the TSA’s intrusive, unconstitutional procedures if they want to fly.”

Some gov’t officials to skip airport security

“Aviation security officials would not name those who can skip the controversial screening, but other officials said those VIPs range from top officials like Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and FBI Director Robert Mueller to congressional leaders like incoming House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who avoided security before a recent flight from Washington’s Reagan National Airport.”