It really is amazing how even the tiniest slice of power can go to somebody's head.
That's something that so many people who have ever had to deal with airport security checkpoints can relate to, but even more of us are likely to see that phenomenon in action while we're at work.
Although the internet has always been full of stories of aggrieved employees dealing with their unreasonable bosses if you knew where to look, it seems that tales like theirs are going viral with greater regularity than ever nowadays.
And while some of them detail shockingly heartless reactions to incidents when workers had to take time off for serious emergencies, others are more in line with the kind of petty control that our friends and neighbors have to deal with every day.
And one man's story serves as a perfect example of the old adage that living well is the best revenge.
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