There’s now over a million names on the government’s “Terrorist Watch List.” In a previous Civil Discourse comic I wondered why small children with common names like “Robert Johnson” are questioned. Today’s comic deals with even more baffling suspects: dead people!
The 9/11 Hijackers made it onto the list only after they killed themselves in the attack that prompted the Bush Administration to go crazy and start throwing everyone from Ted Kennedy to Cat Stevens on the list! The currently deceased deposed dictator of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, is on the watch list. Yes, that’s right. Who knows what kind of experimental toxin or magic spell could awaken Saddam’s evil corpse. If/when this happens, he will no doubt catch a First Class flight to the States. That’s when we nab him!
Keep an eye out for any other dead enemies of the state on your flights. Timothy McVeigh, John Wilkes Booth or Benedict Arnold may take to the skies any day now.