I did not say, ‘Do you know who I am,’ or ‘You can’t do this’ or whatever…I went over there, I put my bag down and I said, ‘You know, this is stupid. You know, I helped to create the TSA. You know, I’m an expert on security.’

— Excerpt from Congressman Peter DeFazio’s interview with The Oregonian on allegations that when searched by airplane security he used profane language. Whether he used a vulgar word or not, it is DeFazio berating the agency he helped create. The TSA is useful only when it isn’t scrutinizing him, right?