It Was Lip Balm & Eye Drops That Made Me An Enemy of the State

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So I’m in Dulles Airport, having just been through the security screening.  I’m used to going through metal detectors, so my less-than-three-ounces Blistex and Systane eyedrops don’t usually set off anything.  However, with the radiation scanners, apparently those things are detectable.  I got the radiation and a pat-down.  It was a double-dose of molestation from my own government!

 

EDIT:  Of course, it wasn’t really the lip balm or eye drops; I was a criminal by default for buying a ticket.  I was guilty until proven innocent, having had to put my arms up and interlock my fingers in the scanner before they even discovered anything “worth” investigating.

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