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It was in truth more of a stop, curse, and search far beyond a pat-down that would have detected a gun.Alphonza Bryant, the Slain Bronx Teen Who Did Everything Right|Michael Daly|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This came on the same day the agency defended the pat-down of a crying four-year-old in the Kansas airport.
John Tyner was in San Diego on his way to a hunting trip when he was stopped for a pat-down.
For some trips, it will be faster than flying –- without the pat-down.
“Very few people actually get the pat-down at all,” John Pistole, who runs the Transportation Security Administration, told me.