The owner of one of the companies that makes these supposedly scanner-proof garments, Marc Carey, is a lawyer, so it is interesting to read his response to this. Of course, he wants to sell more of his product, but there is an interesting legal point he is making:
"I can't imagine a member of the Supreme Court saying in a published decision that in order to board an airplane you have to grant a government official permission to grope your genitals," Carey says.But, then again, Dave Barry was already selected for a groping due to his abnormal groin and the policy didn't come to a halt.
"The TSA can not be talking about our products (in the blog), Carey adds. "I consider this an endorsement."