Please tell me this is staged. Please tell me he is doing this for a school project while being supervised. Just don't tell me the TSA has kids working now due to the shortage of staff during the government shutdown.
A Twitter user uploaded a pair of photos depicting a boy wearing a tie and blue latex gloves checking items going through security at an airport. He even has a walkie-talkie radio clipped to his belt which brings the credibility of this being real up a small notch.
Waiting patiently as more details on what is actually going on here comes out. Until then we will pray for the safety and sanity of our furloughed friends until the shutdown comes to an end. Because the boy let the same man through with a drink.