The Schumann Quartet won the prestigious Bordeaux Competition yesterday. This morning, airport security told them they could not take the small trophy on board. After much deliberation, they were allowed to pay 70 Euros for the dubious privilege of putting it in the hold.Well, after all, there might have been a bomb in that thing. Alternatively, the musicians could have used it to slug the pilot and commandeer the plane while screaming, "Mozart Akbar!"
Saturday, May 18, 2013
An Object Lesson in How Fear of Jihad and Political Correctness Have Dumbed Us Down
Following their prize-winning performance in Bordeaux, France, the Schumann Quartet had an unfortunate run-in with imbecilic airport security: