Friday, September 21, 2007
Bomb, or trinket?
I can understand the heightened security at airports, but this seems a little bit too much.
A girl walked into Logan Airport in Boston wearing the above 'device' on a sweatshirt. She was later confronted by troopers with submachine guns. She was confronted by a guy who said:
"She's lucky to be in a cell as opposed to the morgue."
Don't they have rubber bullets or tasers or some non-lethal form of stopping people?
The only thing that makes this a tad more shady than normal is that the girl had "Play-Doh in her hands." The other thing is that she called the thing "art" and not just a homemade clothing design. I think she might have been asking for something with that, but there's a possibility that she wasn't...
I'm just glad the reporter mentioned the nite lite fixtures from Cartoon Network that were put up around Boston. Remember, the ones that cost the city thousands of dollars because everyone thought they were bombs? (When several other major cities had the same fixtures up at the same time?)