Comment of the Day: A Way to Screen for Bombs Inside of You

Nothing too invasive, we're sure

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Now that terrorists are moving on from underwear bombs to surgically implanting explosives inside a human body, the embattled Transportation Security Administration is bringing even more screening procedures to airports. But what could these new procedures possibly be? Commenter Weldon Berger has an idea:

There's only one rational response to this new threat: Surgical inspections. Nothing too invasive, just a little topical anesthetic and some minor slicing and dicing and possibly a bit of probing, all to be conducted by TSA personnel who have completed an intensive two-week seminar.

(Photo of the masses breezing through airport screening at Denver's airport courtesy of oddharmonic via Flickr.)

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