posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 09:44 PM
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METROPOLIS (Daily Planet) - Former American comic book icon Superman announced his intention today to file suit in federal court against the United
States Transportation Safety Administration, alleging "inappropriate contact, racial discrimination and retaliatory harassment" in response to his
recent decision to renounce his U.S. citizenship.
"Come on!" Superman said, speaking to reporters, "Do they honestly think that I, Superman, am some sort of terrorist? And even if I was, how the
heck is some guy sticking his hand up my crotch going to protect America?"
He added that he was detained for three hours at Metropolis International Airport because officials claimed to have found his name on a terrorism
"no-fly list". "Yeah right," Superman quipped, "as if a typo on some lousy piece of paper is going to keep me from flying."
"The truth is that they harassed me because I look Kryptonian. On top of that, they told me they couldn't accept my Krypton passport," Superman
added. "What the blazes! That passport is good enough for interplanetary travel, and they're giving me grief about it on Earth?"
Superman refused to respond to followup questions regarding his decision to renounce his U.S. citizenship, deferring to his attorney, who concluded
the press conference by stating his client sought unspecified damages and remedial compensation. A spokesman for the TSA declined comment, citing