Albany, NY - Gov. Paterson: Airport Body Scanners Is The Only Way To Prevent Terrorism
Albany, NY - Gov. David Paterson said Americans need to accept that safety can not be guaranteed and terrorism is more than just “horrible acts” - it’s being forced to wait on security lines at the airport.
“We are just living in a world where right now our enemies are willing practically to give up there lives to destroy hundreds of people and property and destabilize, which is what terrorism is - it’s the destabilization,” Paterson told WOR’s John Gambling.
“I think terrorism is that every time you go the airport you have to wait. That’s terrorism,” the governor continued. “It isn’t just the horrible attack on our country in 2001. And I think that for the time being, we’re just going to have to live with some very inconvenient security measures.”
Paterson voiced support for the employment of controversial body scan machines at airports, saying: “It’s the only way to guarantee that an airplane with 300 passengers will reach its destination.”
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