Steve Chapman on the TSA's Pocket Knife Fiasco

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Dan Finkelstein

In March the federal Transportation Security Administration surprised the country by relaxing its ban on knives and other items. Starting April 25, it said, it would allow knives with blades shorter than 2.36 inches, as well as golf clubs, pool cues and hockey sticks. That was before flight attendants and members of Congress vigorously denounced the idea as a dire threat to life and limb, writes Steve Chapman. 

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