(More) stories on opt-out day, enhanced pat-downs and body scanners


Have you had it up to here yet with stories about how mad people are about TSA enhanced pat-down procedures, the dangers (or not) of “naked scanners” and the pre-Thanksgiving “opt-out” campaign?

If not, then take a few moments to read some of these thoughtful, and perhaps useful, stories:

In a Wall Street Journal article, Will Turkey Day Fliers Cry Foul, Scott McCartney wrote a great overview of what next week will be like at the nation’s airports, what with enhanced pat-downs and full-body scanners and all.

On his blog, social media entrepreneur Peter Shankman makes a case against the National Opt-Out Day in A Rant About the TSA Ranters.

On his Flying with Fish blog, Steven Frischling writes about the TSA’s enhanced pat-downs from some screeners’ point of view.

And on its blog, the TSA offers explanations for stories we’ve been hearing about “leaked images, handcuffed hosts, religious garb and more..”

Thanks for visiting Stuck at the Airport. Subscribe to get daily travel tidbits. And follow me on Twitter at @hbaskas and Instagram.