The full body scanners are an obvious and very creepy violation of privacy. But the opposition isn't making much of a dent in terms of rolling back this unconstitutional measure: a new CBS poll shows that 81% of Americans favor the use of the scanners. Sad.
In the wake of complaints about tighter airport security measures, the TSA has announced that the cast of TV's hit show Glee will be randomly administering pat-downs to airline travelers who opt out of using full-body scanners.
In the wake of the Underpants Bomber, lobbyists for companies that make full-body scanners -- including -- Michael Chertoff -- have unhesitatingly pushed their products. But fashion and profit aside, why not sniffer dogs?