The standard bearer for flunkie employment is no longer a fast food chain. It is now the agency in charge of keeping commercial aircraft from blowing up.
Sure seems like "I'm just doing my job" is code for "I have no ability to use the brain I carry around inside my head."
A sick teenager said an over-zealous security screener at Orlando International Airport put his life in danger.
James Hoyne, 14, has a feeding tube in his stomach and carries a back-up in a sealed clear plastic bag. Hoyne said two weeks ago a TSA officer insisted on opening the sterile equipment, contaminating his back-up feeding up tube which he later needed.
"I said 'Please don't open it' and she said 'I have to open it whether you like it or not. If I can't open it, I can't let you on the plane.'"