In the headlines today is Umy Faloukin Tummysbad, the son of the most honest banker in Nigeria, who was reported as setting off an incendiary device on an airliner when he went to the toilet with a joint.
The airlines and press had been instructed to look for a terrorist related story over Christmas, and this is the best they can come up with.
The C of F (Controllers of Fear) have their job to do, and they themselves were afraid that all the goodwill that's being bandied around might cause the popularity of fear to abate.
But Umar has nothing to worry about. Once the publicity is all over, he knows he will be released like all the other previously arrested suspects. He is to be given a huge Christmas bonus for providing a terrorist story over the Christmas period.