Monday, December 22, 2003

Orange Yawn

So much for heightened alert:

Americans Mostly Shrug Off Terror Warning

SAN DIEGO — Americans continued to check items off their holiday lists and mostly shrugged off new terror warnings as security tightened at the nation’s airports, bridges and major facilities. “They’re like earthquakes. You learn to deal with it,” said 42-year-old Jeff Shaw, of Reno, Nev., at the San Francisco Shopping Mall. “If it’s going to happen, it’s going to happen.”