Where is the Secret Service?

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    Where is the Secret Service?

    Saw this article on Pres. Bush at the Olympics. From the pictures, it appears the Secret Service is no where to be seen. Probably enjoying the competition themselves or maybe SmartCarry.
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    It wouldnt be the secret service if your answer was obvious.
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    I was thinking the same thing when I watched the opening ceremonies last night. The camera was panned out enough for a good 15 - 20' view all around him and I didn't see any evidence of security. Having said that, I'm sure it's as SIXTO says...if we could make 'em, they wouldn't be the SECRET service.

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    I can't speak for the situation in China...but I have a great friend whose son-in-law works as part of the President's SS...there are literally hundreds upon hundreds of agents around him at all times...some may be in suits, some may be dressed like the visiting crowd...they are always there.
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    They all stayed home because we couldn't afford to foot the bill for them to go. Plus China is so safe and secure due to it being a distatorship and a police state there are no worries. Unless you have a phone, PDA or computer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns View Post
    There is at least one reading this forum,right here, right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by exactlymypoint View Post
    From the pictures, it appears the Secret Service is no where to be seen.
    Look more closely. It's a miracle how they manage to stash those carbines in the bikinis like that though.

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    I was at the Daytona 500 one year when Bush was on pit road. Secret Service were dressed as pit crew members so no-one knew. The ones I've dealt with have been understanding but immovable. Good for them. The one's for the VP cut you a little more slack. I was 50' from Cheney and the SS just said, "Stand there and don't move." Yes, sir! (That was after an hour of trying to get through a gate to do my job.) With so many state leaders at the Olympics last night, I'll bet coordinating security was a nightmare. Figure Putin is sitting 5' from Bush. I'll bet you couldn't get anywhere near them.

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    Where are they when he was doing this?

    I never really thought of wanting to be President until I read this article.

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    Can't tell you, it's a secret!
    I'm sure some of the trainer's and other US team members that day weren't really what they appeared to be. I would also guess that the SS has members of Chinese descent that were in the crowd as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sgtD View Post
    Where are they when he was doing this?

    I never really thought of wanting to be President until I read this article.

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    The comments under that article are amazing. Everyone needs to read them to know what we are up against.

    What a whimp!

    The lady respectfully asks, "Mr. President,Do you want to?"


    ..... and what does the whimp do?

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    they are there but instead of playing find waldo its now find the secret service.
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