America isn’t just losing the “war on terror” because it’s endlessly clueless about how to defeat an ideology that thrives on invasion and occupation.
It’s also losing because the FBI has been spending valuable time investigating people’s shopping trolleys:
“The FBI sifted through customer data collected by San Francisco-area grocery stores in 2005 and 2006, hoping that sales records of Middle Eastern food would lead to Iranian terrorists.
The idea was that a spike in, say, falafel sales, combined with other data, would lead to Iranian secret agents in the south San Francisco-San Jose area.
Memo to law enforcement: falafel isn’t an Iranian food. Of course, if you’re looking for Israeli terrorists…