I was sensitized to airline security after I was forced in Boston to be scanned by the See-You-Naked Machine, and then groped on the buttocks. Here’s the latest outrage: a 59 year old Canadian woman was bringing her husband a toy soldier from England, but the soldier’s three-inch plastic gun was confiscated by officials at Gatwick Airport. The officials branded the tiny weapon a “firearm.”
The woman, Julie Lloyd, was forced to leave the security line and mail the “gun” back home to Canada.
Here’s the gun that was deemed too dangerous to fly:
And here’s the toy soldier who brandished it:
At least it’s not American tax dollars at work.