John Brennan’s approach to protesting the TSA’s ridiculous “security theatre” was to strip naked at the security line at Portland’s airport. He was arrested, held on $4,000 bail and charged with disorderly conduct and indecent exposure.
Equally amusing was a quote from Brennan’s dad, who had this to say when contacted by local TV news:
This is quite a shock. He hasn’t been under any stress that I know of. He’s never really under any stress. He works for a computer company in California. He does something with the Internet, which is just kind of mystical to me. This is quite a surprise.
Now that’s a feeling I’m familiar with. My parents — doctors both — were never quite able to articulate what it is I do for a living when their friends ask.
I’m reminded of this photo, which I posted a little while back: