The inquisitions, however, are predicated upon the wholly implausible notion that there are people out there willing to bomb the bejeezus out of 300 fellow passengers, yet unable to bring themselves to tell a fib. Either that or the increasing torment is just a canny plot by rabid environmentalists, hellbent on dissuading us from flying at all.
Personally, I find the second more likely. I also think they’re winning.
May 21, 2006
Airport security is a farce… I rest my case
The Observer (UK)