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Don't wear that Transformers shirt through security
This instance, however, is not one of them. Last week a guy traveling through London's Heathrow airport, a notoriously strict hub, got stopped and questioned for wearing a t-shirt with Megatron on it. If you're not familiar with the program that was on the telly, Megatron is a fictional evil alien cartoon robot that's on Transformers. A fictional cartoon robot with a gun for an arm.
Airport security didn't like the fact that there was a gun on this guy's t-shirt, so they made him change it, saying that they would arrest him if he put it back on.
Hey Chertoff: I know you don't like depictions of weapons onboard your flights because someone could get confused and mistake it for the real thing. That's fine. But this is a CARTOON ROBOT DRAWN ON A T-SHIRT. Don't you think we could let this slide?
[Mind you, I realize that the TSA, proper, is not responsible for security at LHR -- several commenters keep pointing that out. The UK's own homeland security take care of screening at British terminals. The point is that the US & UK (and their respective agencies) share many ridiculous rules about prohibitions onto airplanes. Check out this article for a similar instance in the US. -- GM]