God bless these brave men and women for keeping our planes safe. I always knew the secret to defeating terrorism was to introduce minor yet irritating inconvenience.
But several airlines released detailed information about the restrictions, saying that passengers on international flights coming to the United States will apparently have to remain in their seats for the last hour of a flight without any personal items on their laps. It was not clear how often the rule would affect domestic flights.
Overseas passengers will be restricted to only one carry-on item, and domestic passengers will probably face longer security lines. That was already the case in some airports Saturday, in the United States and overseas.
It won’t stop until we’re told the only way onto a plane is naked with a full body cavity search.
There’s no such thing as 100% secure – it’s impossible.