Dubious terror software and orange alerts

Remember those exciting days? Didn’t you feel you were an important player in the War on Terror when the alert went up a notch, and you accordingly took action to …uh…to do…something?

Dennis Montgomery’s software (at $20 million) helped keep us aware that terrorist plots were simmering everywhere, because it…

It was exciting, wasn’t it?:

Seriously, though, didn’t you too want to scream at the stupidity when the mail room of the greeting card company you worked for in Witchata sent out memos telling you to be careful of suspicious-looking packages? Because, you know, there was an orange terrorist alert?