Why are lighters allowed on planes?

If you check this pdf, you’ll see that LIGHTERS are still allowed on airplanes. LIGHTERS, people! And every seat in the plane has kindling paper magazines that you could ignite!

You can’t have liquids, oh no. But you can have lighters.

Guess what? You can make solid explosives that don’t set off metal detectors.

Lemme keep my dang pocketknife. People aren’t going to let hijackers use tiny blades to take control of a plane — and we have air marshals on every flight nowadays! But if you’re serious about protecting travelers, you HAVE to get rid of lighters.


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