Susan J. Demas: When it comes to terrorism, the only thing we have to fear is fear itself

 Photo by Susan J. Demas

Photo by Susan J. Demas

LOS ANGELES — I was supposed to be petrified to take my family on a cross-country flight over the holidays to the second-largest city in America.

Terrorist threats were everywhere, starting in the airport.

As we ambled down the Hollywood Walk of Fame and snapped pictures at the TCL Chinese Theater, radical jihadis could have been lurking, ready to strike.

Did I mention that "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was showing there? How much more proof did I need of an imminent ISIS plot?

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