Posted by Real News Reporter on April 11th, 2011
How much longer are we as a nation going to tolerate these SCUMBAGS in the TSA!
The parents of a six year old girl who was subjected to an enhanced pat-down at the hands of the TSA appeared confused and disturbed in an interview on ABC Newsâ€™ Good Morning America today as they called for a change in security procedures.
Selena and Dr. Todd Drexel, of Bowling Green, Ky., were thrust into the spotlight this week after a video of their daughter, Anna, being searched at New Orleans Armstrong International Airport went viral on the internet.
The couple said they allowed the video to be uploaded to Youtube in order to gauge other opinions on the incident which they feel was very wrong.
The video (below) shows the child in some distress as she is intimately probed by a stranger while her parents look on powerless.
â€œInitially she was just confused,â€ Todd Drexel said. â€œAfterward she broke down crying because she really didnâ€™t understand what she had done wrong.â€ he added.
â€œI did ask for alternatives, I asked for her to be rescanned. They just refused and said they were going to do what they were going to do.â€ Selena Drexel said, adding that a TSA supervisor made it clear in a non verbal way that â€œthere would be troubleâ€ if the parents â€œcaused a fussâ€ and refused to allow the pat down to be completed.
Mrs Drexel added that TSA agents did not adequately answer her questions when she asked why her daughter had been selected for a pat-down.
â€œWe struggle to teach our kids to protect themselves, to say â€˜no, itâ€™s not ok to touch me in this way in this area,â€ Mrs Drexel, said. â€œYet here we are saying itâ€™s ok for these people.â€ If we donâ€™t find other ways weâ€™re making them more vulnerable, she said, adding that procedures for children should be changed.
LIttle Annaâ€™s reaction to the incident speaks volumes. She was upset and distressed because she thought she had done something wrong and was being punished by the so called authorities. The untainted innocence of the childâ€™s view of the incident tells you that there is something very very wrong with the way millions of Americans are allowing their government to act in the name of security.
To pick out a six year old child a a possible security threat and frisk her for dangerous weapons in an American airport is utterly insane, however it is far from an isolated incident, as we have previously documented.
If anyone else abducted someoneâ€™s child and then sexually molested them they would be rightly called a pedophile and locked up for a long time, but when the government does it not only is it deemed acceptable, but it also trains a whole generation of children that being kidnapped by an adult and having their genitals groped is normal.