- Angela Rye: I thought additonal screening was ridiculous but I complied
- It turned into an invasive pat-down, she writes
Angela Rye is a CNN political commentator, NPR political analyst and chief executive of IMPACT Strategies, a political advocacy firm in Washington. She is also a former Congressional Black Caucus executive director and general counsel. You can follow her on Twitter @angela_rye and on Instagram @angelarye. The views expressed are her own.
(CNN)Eventually your heart gets hardened when you hear about nightmarish scenarios with the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA. With my elite status as a TSA Precheck and a CLEAR traveler, I'd grown accustomed to breezing through the security screening process in five minutes or less.