December 25, 2018
TSA will now employ floppy-eared dogs because pointy-ear dogs 'scare children'
The Transportation Security Administration, famous for scaring passengers with their intrusive, even sexually suggestive searches, has decided to become kinder and gentler. They are getting rid of pointy-eared dogs in favor of floppy-eared canines because droopy ears don't "scare children." Washington Examiner: We’ve made a conscious effort in TSA ... to use floppy ear dogs," TSA Administrator David Pekoske said during a recent tour of operations at Washington Dulles International Airport northern Virginia. "We find the passenger acceptance of floppy ear dogs is just better. It presents just a little bit less of a concern," Pekoske said. "Doesn’t scare children." Now they can start working on hiring humans who don't scare children - or anyone else. Around 80 percent of the 1,200 canines TSA uses nationwide are ones with droopy ears, versus 20 percent that have cone-shaped ones. TSA employs the...(Read Full Post)