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Byline: Rich Brooks
When traveling to the Northeast a few weeks ago, a female friend was pulled aside as she made her way through a security checkpoint at Tampa International Airport.
She was forced to remove her shoes, had her carry-on backpack searched and was patted down, presumably for concealed weapons or explosives.
My friend had been "randomized" -- randomly selected by airport security to be searched.
Earlier this week, security personnel randomized White House spokesman Ari Fleischer as he traveled from Burlington, Vt., to New York City. Fleischer said he was certain airport security workers recognized him. He even praised …