You would assume, then, that David Miranda, the individual involved, was a dangerous threat to the lives of his fellow travelers. Because surely airport authorities would only exercise this rarely-invoked power in order to protect us. It must have been a matter of life and death. Save me, my darlings!
- including in 2011 ("Will Congress act to curb the shocking abuses U.S. citizens encounter when re-entering their own country?")
- and in 2010, when a Bradley Manning supporter had his cellphones and laptop seized upon re-entering the US.
In parting, I have just one question for you, my lovelies. Will you be my happy blog friends?