Summary: Representative Simpson discusses the current state of airport security. It degrades the dignity of passengers. He discuses the proposal for a bill to remove some of these superfluous security schemes, but he’s receiving flack for his position on it. Do body scanners really help keep people safe? Michael Chertoff, head of homeland security, is a consultant for the manufactures of the body scanners. There is a huge conflict of interests, fed by peoples fears, when it comes to air travel.