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Posted on September 28, 2009 | tags


Politics: Oh great; someone made the Shoe Bomber look like an amateur

  • Now we found someone who was made to believe he could kill people with an )#&hole bomb, and so it follows that the TSA will have to ban – or at least inspect – our #(^holes.
  • BoingBoing blogger Cory Doctorow • Discussing the hilarious/scary/sad/disturbing (choose one) revelation that some guy was caught with a bomb in his posterior attempting to kill a Saudi prince. Considering the way that the Transportation and Security Administration has handled similar incidents, Doctorow notes, it would follow that airport security would require anal cavity search for everyone. He’s not alone. Computer security expert Bruce Schneier, in a post titled “@I^ bomber,” makes this hilarious/scary/sad/disturbing (choose one) observation: “For years, I have made the joke about Richard Reid: ‘Just be glad that he wasn’t the underwear bomber.’ Now, sadly, we have an example of one.” • source