Full-body scanners failed to find the firecracker in Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab’s panties, so what does the brilliant federal government do? They use tax money stolen from you to order 150 more at $170k a piece.
Who benefits? The security-industrial complex founded by the Bush regime. It has nothing to do with your safety.
Due to the increased exposure to radiation that travelers will now be exposed to, thus an increased risk of cancer, this act of fascism should also benefit the medical-industrial complex.