Thursday, October 16, 2008

And finally…

In case you hadn’t heard, the Secret Service is now doing something that is, according to Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank a “serious violation of their duty.

“In cooperation with the Palin campaign” the Secret Service is now preventing the press from interviewing attendees at McCain-Palin rallies.

That’s right you heard me… the Secret Service is now preventing freedom of the press.

Said Milbank; “I have to say the Secret Service is in dangerous territory here. In cooperation with the Palin campaign, they’ve started preventing reporters from leaving the press section to interview people in the crowd. This is a serious violation of their duty — protecting the protectee — and gets into assisting with the political aspirations of the candidate. It also often makes it impossible for reporters to get into the crowd to question the people who say vulgar things. So they prevent reporters from getting near the people doing the shouting, then claim it’s unfounded because the reporters can’t get close enough to identify the person.”

So not only would a McCain-Palin win guarantee four more years of a Bush-style presidency, but four more years of a Cheney-like vice presidency.

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