Tuesday, March 05, 2013

US to Allow Some Deadly Weapons on Flights

Astonishing Stupidity Threatens Airline Passengers and Crews

Revised security policy: small knives, bats, golf clubs, and ski poles are OK. Read more.

Imagine what a skilled street fighter or a trained martial artist bent on bringing down a crowded jetliner could do with a golf club, or a ski pole, or a child's or souvenir baseball bat. Imagine what a team of seemingly unrelated terrorists could do with one member's bag of golf clubs.

The policy shift is inexplicably idiotic.