It's just one more way of reducing your liberty and reminding you that they can [ __ ] with you anytime they want as long as you put up with it. As long as you put up with it which means of course anytime they want because that's what Americans do now they're always willing to trade away a little of their freedom in exchange for the feeling of the illusion of security. What we have now is a completely neurotic population obsessed with security and safety and crime and drugs and cleanliness and hygiene and germs.
That's another thing germs where this sudden fear of germs come from in this country how do you notice this the media constantly running stories about all the latest infections Salmonella e.coli hantavirus bird flu and Americans are they panic easily. So now everybody's running around scrubbing this and spraying that and overcooking their food and repeatedly washing their hands trying to avoid all contact with germs. It's ridiculous and it goes to ridiculous lengths. In prisons, before they give you a lethal injection they swab your arm with alcohol. Well did I want you to get an infection and you can see their point wouldn't want some guy to go to hell and be sick?