One idea occurred to me: The TSA is kind of like having a draft.
It is effecting all travelers, which wakes people up from their zombie state to take notice of what is happening.
You gotta have at least one brain cell that has escaped the toxins, to not get a little concerned when a big fat guy in a funky uniform is feeling up your little kid so you can fly to Disney World.
Iraq and Afghanistan would have been in the history books by now if the entire country had been subject to serving in it....and forced by the circumstances to actually think about what was going on!
The more they palpate, the more they will agitate!