You see, the trouble is, I’m not actually American …

(via Jim:) An allie’s view on the US travel industry’s safety measures:
“This morning’s gem of logic comes from the man who acts as the spokesman for government affairs for the US travel industry.
He explained sweetly on Radio 4 that once visitors to the US understood that being photographed and fingerprinted was to ensure the safety of the American people as well as their own, they’d understand and cooperate. Oh, well, that’s okay, now you put it like that. Silly me for not understanding.”
Read on…