Accidentally, of course. You know, I forget where I put my loaded handgun all the time. And it’s just a coincidence that Farid Seif is Iranian, and that there are numerous reports of dry run-type activity in airports and on airplanes. This could just as well have happened to Mr. Smith. “TSA under fire after businessman boards international flight with loaded handgun,” from the Daily Mail, December 17:
The effectiveness of security at U.S. ports is being questioned after a businessman accidentally travelled on a flight with a loaded handgun in his luggage.
Iranian-American Farid Seif was screened by Trasport [sic] Security Administration officials at Houston airport in Texas. His hand luggage was also X-rayed before he took off on his international flight.
It wasn’t until Mr Seif arrived at his hotel several hours later that he realised that he had forgotten to unpack a loaded snub nose Glock pistol from his luggage before he embarked on his journey.
‘It’s just impossible to miss it, you know. I mean, this is not a small gun,’ Mr Seif told ABC News.
‘How can you miss it? You cannot miss it.’…