Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Security Theater: Khan Khan’t Fly (Feel Safer Now?)


"Shah Rukh Khan, India’s Tom Cruise, got detained at an American airport.  Again.  Mr. Khan was held back by immigration officials for more than two hours without explanation at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, after he arrived with Nita Ambani on her private jet, spokeswoman Shailja Gupta said. The holdup delayed his scheduled appearance at Yale University.  Mr. Khan was detained for the same amount of time back in 2009 at Newark Airport in New Jersey.  “Whenever I start feeling too arrogant about myself I always take a trip to America,” he told students at his lecture at Yale on Thursday with his trademark dimpled smile