On the day of his release, the prison's director, who Masri believed was an American, told Masri that he had been held because he "had a suspicious name," Masri said in an interview.
I really wish I were making this up. And I wish it weren't my country doing this, and who voted for those responsible for this kind of thing.
And in more personal news, i'm very very pissed off at Best Buy, who fucked me out of $600. If you're considering making any Christmas or other holiday purchases at Best Buy, i strongly urge you to reconsider. I'll explain the details when i feel up to it.