The Null Device

Don't trust thin people

Much has been written about the epidemic of obesity in the US: now it turns out that obesity may be America's secret weapon against terrorism, by making it harder for terrorists to blend in.
"The average American today is between fifty and seventy pounds overweight," said Dr. Charles Reardon, author of the study. "That means that a terrorist who hopes to fit in here would have to eat like a pig to do so."

I'm not sure whether this will work against terrorism though; the words "Semtex fatsuit" come to mind. (via Richard)

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Posted by: mitch http:// Tue Oct 22 10:34:41 2002

And Al Qaeda's fattest commander has already been detained: http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2002/06/19/1023864455929.html

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