So, as I'm sure you're aware, it is now against the law for people to visit their grandparents without going to second base (at least) with the screening dude at the airport. C'mon people, this is civilized society, and you can't make a civilized society omelet without cupping some boobs. (That sentence made more sense when it was still inside my head.)
Even President Obama has said that, while he understands "people's frustrations" with having to let some mustache guy inspect your uterus for semi-automatic weapons, it's sadly necessary to keep the whole country from getting blown up. So, maybe we all just need to sit back and enjoy. As Saturday Night Live points out…
"What are you waiting for? I wanna check under your testicles."
Tags: Barack Obama, Saturday Night Live, Terrorism, Travel, TSA
This segment on Arizona's new mandatory minority harassment law is brand-new fresh-out-of-the-packaging correspondent Olivia Munn's first field piece for The Daily Show, and I think she handled it perfectly. (Naysayers, to you, I say disagree.) It's unfortunate that she looks kind of foreigny and has been indefinitely detained by Arizona authorities. I would have liked to have seen more pieces from her….
More Daily Show coverage on Arizona's Law SP1070 after the jump…
The Daily Show airs Monday through Thursday at 11pm / 10c.
Tags: Arizona, Benjamin Franklin, Constitution, Founding Fathers, Immigration, Jon Stewart, Mexico, Olivia Munn, Racism, The Daily Show, Travel
Ugh! Every time, a would-be terrorist does something terroristy, the rules for air travel get shifted around. What do we got this time?
In the wake of Faisal Shahzad's arrest aboard an airplane at JFK airport on Monday night, the Obama administration has changed the procedures for the no-fly list.
From now on, international terrorists will not be allowed to fly. Previously, they were simply forced to board last.
Tags: Faisal Shahzad, Homeland Security, Terrorism, Travel