May 6, 2010

Security failed - revisited

This is another look at the critical reports about the security slip that let the bomb suspect on the plane, near takeoff.

Link here and here.

It’s almost as if the following is the check-off list Homeland Security has given TSA for use at airports.

Pays cash for a last minute one-way ticket - Check

Wears a cheap tee shirt smelling of bomb making material - Check

Bomb making wires sticking out of back pocket - Check

Looks like Mohammad Atta's twin brother - Check

Can’t speak English - needs a Pakistani interpreter - Check

Let him on the plane - he’s fine.