04/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Columnist: My Left Breast Put TSA Scanner To The Test

A funny thing happened to me at airport security this week: The full-body scanner appeared to detect my fake left breast.

After I sauntered sleepily through the regular scanner at Denver International Airport, the TSA guy motioned me into the clear, cylindrical, full-body scanner (aka, the Millimeter Wave). The woman there asked me to step on the yellow footprints and raise my arms above my head. She murmured into a headset to start the scan. There was a quick motion through the plexiglass. She asked me to turn, step on the green footprints and hold my arms straight out. Another scan.

Read more on Politics Daily

Sign up for our email.
Find out how much you really know about the state of the nation.