TSA Memes That Explain Why DIA Crotch-Groping Investigation Has Gone National

Since we first told you about the firing of two TSA agents over an alleged scheme at Denver International Airport to allow a male officer to grope the crotches of cute men, the story has gone national, with networks such as CNN giving the reports big play.

And the subject's not going away anytime soon.

Reports have surfaced about more alleged victims contacting Denver police.

In addition, criminal charges remain a possibility.

It's no surprise that this inquiry struck such a chord. Complaints about over-zealous TSA pat-downs have circulated for years, as have memes ridiculing the practice.

Here are nine more examples.

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