THANK YOU SOUTHWEST!
I'm certainly not for being rude and/or deliberately embarrassing anyone, but being 'nice' to a large person means being 'not nice' to others who have to deal with the inconvenience of their "overage".
Hang in there, take a little flack, but don't back down.
It's a little like the restaurants that early on enforced total "no smoking" policies. The smokers swore they'd boycott, get their friends to boycott, etc. But in the end, the NON-smokers flocked to those restaurants. I think you'll get as many new customers as you will lose, because every one of us has been in that VERY uncomfortable position of having someone who doesn't fit hanging over into our space. Someone should ask Kevin Smith how he would like it if the next time he's in a theatre watching a movie if someone laid across his lap so THEY could be more comfortable.
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