Some might find it unsettling to learn that the TSA, the federal agency in charge of crotch-groping aspires to strike with the speed and ruthlessness of a venomous snake—but I'm all for truth in advertising. It is worth remembering when you consider the origins of the "BOSS," "VIPR," and "Gorgon Stare" programs, thinks Gene Healy, who reminds us that James Madison once warned, "the means of defense against foreign danger have always been the instruments of tyranny at home."
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