Expert Security

The enduring presence of the Klan and other white supremacist groups, along with the fact that there is at least one gun for every adult in the US, leads _Seriously_ to conceive a new sense of respect for and solidarity with US presidential security operatives. Let’s hope Obama doesn’t recruit US anti-kidnapping expert Felix Batista, who in December stepped outside a restaurant in the Mexican city of Saltillo to answer a phone call and was, you guessed it, kidnapped.

mag cover This article is from the January/February 2009 issue of New Internationalist.
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