The Secret Service Is Destroying America
It's the biggest sex scandal to hit the government since Obama became President: 11 secret service members, 21 Colombian prostitues. The secret service members were in Colombia in advance of President Obama’s trip to the country for an economic summit and, while military personnel claim this is an isolated incident, some lawmakers and pundits think there is more to this story…
According to the Washington Post, “The accusations are triggering scrutiny of the culture of the Secret Service — where married agents have been heard to joke during aircraft takeoff that their motto is ‘wheels up, rings off’ — and raising new questions at both the agency and the Pentagon about institutional oversight at the highest levels of the president’s security apparatus.”
Which would be just a terrible outrage considering the strong history of morality upheld by our country’s top officials from Thomas Jefferson to that Weiner guy. All moral winners, the lot of them, and now our country’s self-proclaimed morality police (a.k.a. some United States Senators) think the Secret Service has lost its moral compass. Of course, I'm pretty sure they said that while doing lines of coke off kittens.
But Danny Spriggs, a 28-year-veteran of the secret service and a former deputy director, told CBS news that this incident is not representative of the culture of the Secret Service. "The vast majority of the men and women of the Secret Service conduct their duties with the utmost professionalism."
Meanwhile, our fabulous senators are getting in on the Colombian prostitute action by launching an “independent review” of the situation. Susan Collins of Maine said she was calling on the inspector general to investigate. Chuck Grassley of Iowa told CBS that an independent review was a good idea because " [it] should help the agency regain some respect from the American taxpayers and from people around the world." The logic being that some Secret Service guys who visited prostitutes are going to be investigated by our moral and upright lawmakers in order to get their respect back.
This is your tax money at work, folks. Frankly, I think I’d rather see it go to those Columbian women.
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