October 16, 2008 9:53PM

Terrorists Could Use Beverage Containers to Sneak Flammable Liquids Aboard Trains

Alas, (via Schneier) fear‐​mongering like this is working less well.

“If somebody wants to break the law and bring flammable liquids on, they can. It’s not like al Qaeda is waiting in their caves for us to have a sippy‐​cup rule.” Directing his comments to BART administrators, [Director Tom Radulovich] said, “You know, it’s just fearmongering and you should be ashamed.”