Why Don’t We Just Let Box Cutters Back on Planes Too?
The federal Transportation Security Administration has put into effect the most recent changes to its list of items that cannot be brought onto aircraft via carry-on baggage or on a passenger’s person. A sampling of items that are and are not allowed:
Seems to make senseno meat cleavers, pepper spray, or dynamite. Then again, can’t a 7-inch screwdriver plunged into the chest be just as deadly as a 7-inch knife? What’s the difference between being beaten with a walking cane versus a pool cue? Can’t the blade of a disassembled cigar cutter be used in the same manner as the blade of a box cutter?