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TSA employee complains about having to pat down fat passengers

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Listen, there's been just about enough passenger indignation about new airport security measures being "invasive" or "degrading" or whatever it is you've been complaining about. It's time we threw some sympathy toward the employees who actually have to implement them, because while you have to feel uncomfortable for a few minutes, they have to touch icky, icky fat people!

Such is the complaint of one disgruntled airport security worker (or as he might prefer to be known, one of "the real heroes"), who took to the internet to share his feelings on the matter: "It is not comfortable to come to work knowing full well that my hands will be feeling another man's private parts, their butt, their inner thigh," he writes. "Even worse is having to try and feel inside the flab rolls of obese passengers, and we seem to get a lot of obese passengers!"

Meanwhile, The Daily News has a handy guide to convincing your child that the pat downs don't constitute "bad touch." Happy holiday travel season, everyone!