Perhaps, perhaps not. But Louid Brandeis most certainly had exactly this type of scenario in mind when he wrote:<quoted text>He wasn't talking about airline safety.
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.