Saturday, July 16, 2011

Belly bombs: We knew this was coming

It didn't take a genius to see this fear-mongering coming.
A spokesman for the Transportation Security Administration, Nicholas Kimball, said that passengers flying to the United States are likely to face additional screening measures.

"These measures are designed to be unpredictable, so passengers should not expect to see the same activity at every international airport," Kimball said. "Measures may include interaction with passengers, in addition to the use of other screening methods such as pat-downs and the use of enhanced tools and technologies."
Wake up, America!

UPDATE: Here's Slate's coverage, making the same point.