Well now it’s just gotten silly, hasn’t it?
This might be a good time to remind everyone that approximately 233 people re-boarded that plane with assault rifles, pistols, and machine guns-but nothing that could have been used as a weapon.
But their nail clippers were confiscated…
Security expert Bruce Schneier has a must-read comprehensive post about TSA, and quotes himself in the WSJ.
“All these machines require you to guess the plot correctly. If you don’t, then they are completely worthless,” said Bruce Schneier, a security expert.
Mr. Schneier and some other experts argue that assembling better intelligence on fliers is the key to making travel safer.
Those other experts include Israel which does not use imaging machines.
“I don’t know why everybody is running to buy these expensive and useless machines. I can overcome the body scanners with enough explosives to bring down a Boeing 747”, said an Israeli airport security expert.