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This is one way to get kicked off a plane. Wear a t-shirt mocking TSA’s security theater.
A doctoral student at Arizona State University was kicked off his Phoenix bound Delta flight at his departure gate in Buffalo, New York.
“I politely explained that it was ‘mocking the security theater charade and over-reactions to terrorism by the general public,”
His shirt had a made up seal that mocked the Homeland security. Probably not the smartest thing to put on your T-Shirt when trying to travel by air.
“Bombs ZOMG,” “ZOMG Terrorists” “Alert level bloodred — run, run take off your shoes.”
He made it through screening with those words on his T-Shirt. Once at the gate, a Delta agent alerted the TSA and Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. He was quickly surrounded, interrogated and re-booked with his wife on a flight the following day.
Lesson learned, don’t mock the TSA when you are flying. Hat tip to AAdvantageGeek.
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