If rectum bombs catch on in the terrorist world, airline passengers in the near future will have to submit to scanning devices that are more penetrating and all-seeing than ones now being used.

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I’m just riffing here, but it seems as if the idea of each and every passenger being given a mandatory “security enema” (i.e., a biological scanning device that determines if a plastic explosive is lodged in a passenger’s anal cavity) prior to boarding isn’t as absurd as it sounds. Are we at the brink of an era in which anal scanners will have to be built and installed in airports worldwide, and in which everyone will have to arrive at airports at least an hour earlier than they do now to allow for this?