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Ridicule May Be Far More Effective Than Outrage

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in response to reader comment: Take a Flight with Saudia with Ham Sandwiches and Bottle of Alcohol !

Submitted by Louis Rosenblum (United States), Aug 23, 2007 at 17:18

Congratulations to "Democrat" for offering an astute way of exposing the Wahhabist inspectors to the ridicule they deserve. If every flight on Saudi Airlines, for the next several weeks or months, includes both female as well as male passengers, of varying ages, some with alchoholic beverages and some with each of the other banned items, including books in Hebrew, the results might then be recorded by reporters who interview passengers arriving on each flight from Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi airlines might then quietly forget about the proposed restrictions for a while. It may take months of vigilance to determine when this treatment should be resumed and publicized in the Western media,

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