Video: 8-month-old baby patted down in airport by TSA

Published on: December 30, 2013

Earlier this week a cell phone image of an 8-month-old baby being checked by TSA security in the Kansas City International Airport resulted in one pat down that was certainly heard around the world. Taken by Missouri pastor Jacob Jester, the photo was posted on Twitter with a tweet that read, "Just saw #tsa agents patting down a little baby at @KCIAAirport Pretty sure that's extreme. Check the pic."

The video went viral almost immediately and was viewed by over 300,000 people. Some viewers were in support of TSA's decision, citing that it was just a matter of security protocol and basically, to lay off TSA for doing their job.  But plenty of others -- including Jester -- were far from agreeing with this seemingly extreme infant pat down. And, there were hundreds of folks that took this opportunity to poke fun at TSA, making clever comments such as "TSA looking for poop bombs?" and "new meaning to the phrase Baby Boomer". TSA was obviously not interested in joining in on the day's fun.

What do you think? Just your average security precaution or totally extreme?

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