is it the london bus system then, which has the most lax security?
It's a simple scan-and-print jobby down here, and keep it in a plastic wallet. Half the time the bus driver doesn't look anyway, waving customers on - as its so easy to copy, from a distance of 1m on a crowded bus he won't notice!
Just the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.