BART, the San Francisco subway authority, has been debating allowing passengers to bring drinks on trains. There are all sorts of good reasons why or why not -- convenience, problems with spills, and so on -- but one reason that makes no sense is that terrorists may bring flammable liquids on board. Yet that is exactly what BART managers said. No big news -- we've seen stupid things like this regularly since 9/11 -- but this time people responded: Added Director Tom Radulovich, "If somebody want[...]

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