Tuesday, January 10, 2006

The No Fly Watch List

James Moore, author of Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential tells this story.
I made it a point to arrive very early at the airport. My reservation was confirmed before I left home. I went to the electronic kiosk and punched in my confirmation number to print out my boarding pass and luggage tags. Another error message appeared, "Please see agent."

I did. She took my Texas driver's license and punched in the relevant information to her computer system.

'I'm sorry, sir,' she said. 'There seems to be a problem. You've been placed on the No Fly Watch List.'
See the rest of the story here.

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