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Figures. Obama’s Secret Service Bashes FOX News on Twitter
Gateway Pundit ^ | 5-18-11 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/18/2011 9:26:53 PM PDT by Justaham

Figures. They just can’t help it.



The leftists at Obama’s Secret Service can’t stand FOX News. They even tweeted about it.

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TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: affirmitiveaction; barackpansyss; barackshield; cultureofcorruption; enoughkenyansindc; fox; foxnews; freepress; gaffe; obama; secretservice; twitter

1 posted on 05/18/2011 9:26:55 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

I think this is B S.


2 posted on 05/18/2011 9:29:46 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Justaham

They are public servants. Americans pay their wages. They need to learn to “deal with it”.


3 posted on 05/18/2011 9:29:57 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("...that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,..")
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To: Justaham

Reruns of Huckster ?


4 posted on 05/18/2011 9:31:23 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Justaham

Depending on what time of day, I can’t stand the “blathering” on Fox either. Ditto ABC, NBC,CBS, CNN, et.al.


5 posted on 05/18/2011 9:34:32 PM PDT by Let_It_Be_So
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To: unkus; Justaham
I think this is B S.

Just checked out their Tweets or whatever they're called for the last 10 days and I don't see it.

6 posted on 05/18/2011 9:35:10 PM PDT by Doofer
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To: Justaham

Undoubtedly they were stuck watching HANNITY or O’REILLY. I am really experiencing burn out with the format my very own self! Too much, too loud, too volitile and seldom informative but instead amplified hype.


7 posted on 05/18/2011 9:37:35 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: Justaham

Why would they have to “monitor” Fox? That’s creepy.


8 posted on 05/18/2011 9:38:10 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Justaham

Some of Holder’s people, I take it?


9 posted on 05/18/2011 9:43:00 PM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great... ...until it happens to YOU.)
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To: RitaOK

ME TOO!!!!

and O’blabber never letting a guest finish a statement...

I catch Greta but usually cut the other two prime-timers off.


10 posted on 05/18/2011 9:43:20 PM PDT by CenTex (My ammunition pile is growing... Hand loading is helping...)
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To: Justaham
The Secret Service has verified that this tweet is real, and have commented on it. Their statement leaves room for the possbility that the tweet was made by a WH staffer, and not by the SS:

"An employee with access to the Secret Service's Twitter account, who mistakenly believed they were on their personal account, posted an unapproved and inappropriate tweet," read a statement from the U.S. Secret Service. "We apologize for this mistake, and the user no longer has access to our official account. Policies and practices which would have prevented this were not followed and will be reinforced for all account users."

11 posted on 05/18/2011 9:49:47 PM PDT by FredZarguna (It looks just like a Telefunken U-47. In leather.)
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To: CenTex

And the apology... it’s a verified account, and is definitely official. According to the apology, someone accessed the official Twitter account, thinking it was their personal account. Oops. You’d think they’d notice the different screen background. Not observant enough to work with the Secret Service:

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/05/18/secret-service-apologizes-for-twitter-gaffe/


12 posted on 05/18/2011 9:50:15 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: Justaham
Why would the SS need to monitor FOX News and how would someone get an SS tweet? Shouldn't this stuff be secure considering the stuff they deal with? This whole thing smells fishy.


13 posted on 05/18/2011 9:50:20 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Justaham

Like conservatives don’t think fox blathers on and on and on at times? Watch Hannity or that idiot Beck to see just how long one can blather about...nothing.

(I preferred Jerry Seinfeld’s version a lot more)


14 posted on 05/18/2011 9:50:43 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: Soothesayer9

Good grief. I read the comments - almost like DU, but without the F’bombs.


15 posted on 05/18/2011 9:51:56 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: FredZarguna

The tweet was made via iPad, so I’m guessing a GLBT liaison working in the WH got hold of the official Secret Service Twitter account.


16 posted on 05/18/2011 9:52:20 PM PDT by FredZarguna (It looks just like a Telefunken U-47. In leather.)
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To: bootless

I have multiple twitter accounts and have accidently “cross-tweeted” a couple of times. I can buy the explanation.


17 posted on 05/18/2011 9:53:09 PM PDT by Onelifetogive (I tweet, too...)
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To: CenTex

” ME TOO!!!! and O’blabber never letting a guest finish a statement...
I catch Greta but usually cut the other two prime-timers off. “ ==========

Greta is cut to the chase. Her voice is shattering, and wakes the dog, but her show is informative and by today’s low standards is more respectful of both the audience and the guests.


18 posted on 05/18/2011 9:53:13 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: unkus

Not real.

http://twitter.com/#!/secretservice


19 posted on 05/18/2011 9:53:31 PM PDT by ph12321 (We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Justaham
Can't. Deal. With. The. Blathering.

Writing in Shatnerese is always the sign of an exceptionally sharp wit. Maybe this Secret Service employee should quit his job and hire himself out as a joke writer for Joe Biden.

20 posted on 05/18/2011 10:01:34 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: Justaham
The leftists at Obama’s Secret Service can’t stand FOX News.

Is it really Obama's Secret Service? I thought these guys were career agents who would have been around in the Bush administration and will be around for whoever's president in 2013.
21 posted on 05/18/2011 10:04:23 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: ph12321; unkus; Doofer; Lazlo in PA
Not real.

What do you mean?

https://twitter.com/#!/SecretService is a real, verified account. CNN has the story of the Secret Service apologizing for the anti-Fox tweet.

22 posted on 05/18/2011 10:05:20 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama will be president until 2017.)
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To: RitaOK

I can’t stand Ted Baxter-O’Reilly’s pompous bleating either - if that was the task maybe the Agent should get hazard pay.


23 posted on 05/18/2011 10:16:31 PM PDT by GunningForTheBuddha (Bachman/West :: West/Bachman : whatever order I'd vote for them)
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To: Justaham
Way to go Einstein.....affirmative action stretching its wings......
24 posted on 05/18/2011 10:20:00 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Justaham

What exactly is the reason for the Secret Service having a twitter account? What a waste.


25 posted on 05/18/2011 10:22:01 PM PDT by MissH
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To: GunningForTheBuddha

“......the Agent should get hazard pay.”

That’s a scream! Funny! I give SS agents on the WH beat a LOT of room for grumbling considering their charge in the Oval.


26 posted on 05/18/2011 10:24:51 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: MissH

Where else would they put their twits?


27 posted on 05/18/2011 10:27:08 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: Justaham

Don’t know what’s funnier, the tweet itself or listening to the local SF news stations breathlessly hyping the story as it’s 11PM lead.


28 posted on 05/18/2011 10:28:32 PM PDT by ssaftler ("John Galt, we need you!")
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To: FredZarguna
The tweet was made via iPad

If it had been a blackberry, it would probably have been Obongo himself.

29 posted on 05/18/2011 10:29:23 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: Justaham
This is made up right?

If this is true, it does NOT reflect well on the SS.

May be I am looking at this all wrong. May be the threats against Obama have lessened to allow the SS time to watch TV and Twitter. Sheesh, it's so comforting knowing that the SS is depending on MSM for informatiom. Depressing if true.

30 posted on 05/18/2011 10:31:04 PM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

” Why would the SS need to monitor FOX News.....” ======

Monitoring FOX is a staffers job, which gives credence to the story that something criss crossed but it was not the SS agents tweet. I’m not inclined to buy the agent tweeted.


31 posted on 05/18/2011 10:34:26 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: RitaOK
Frankly, it would be troubling if the SS were asked to monitor Fox, or any news network for that matter. A staffer I could understand.
32 posted on 05/18/2011 10:41:07 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (RINO's are more interested in defeating conservatives than they are in defeating Marxists.)
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To: Hardraade

Actually, I believe the President is a self-confessed technology illiterate: “I have an iReggie, who has my books, my newspapers, my music all in one place.”


33 posted on 05/18/2011 10:42:33 PM PDT by FredZarguna (It looks just like a Telefunken U-47. In leather.)
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To: Justaham
It's worse:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/blogpost/post/secret-service-not-a-fox-news-fan/2011/05/18/AFpp7g6G_blog.html

“The Secret Service got back to a request for comment. Turns out, it was a mistake.

Their statement: “An employee with access to the Secret Service's Twitter account, who mistakenly believed they were on their personal account, posted an unapproved and inappropriate tweet. The tweet contained no vulgarity, security or pertinent agency information. The tweet did not reflect the views of the U.S. Secret Service and it was immediately removed.

“We apologize for this mistake, and the user no longer has access to our official account. Policies and practices which would have prevented this were not followed and will be reinforced for all account users. We will ensure existing policies are strictly adhered to in order to prevent this mistake from being repeated, and we are conducting appropriate internal follow-up.”

Comforting that the SS can't keep gate crashers out of the WH or unauthorized employees off their Twitter Account.

34 posted on 05/18/2011 10:45:05 PM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Justaham

Looks like the Secret Service could use a FEW GOOD MEN

saltnlemons


35 posted on 05/18/2011 10:46:55 PM PDT by tajgirvan ( Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem, Victory and Protection for our fine American Troops!)
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To: Major Matt Mason

“....troubling if the SS were asked to monitor Fox, or any news network for that matter.” ====

Yes, like having the landscaper posted at the White House gate of entry. Not a logical fit.


36 posted on 05/18/2011 10:49:05 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: newzjunkey
I for one looked back 10 days and didn't see the tweet. However from the link you provided I see that they deleted it.

According to the agency, the tweet was "immediately removed" and an "internal follow-up" is underway.

37 posted on 05/18/2011 10:54:04 PM PDT by Doofer
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To: FredZarguna
Policies and practices which would have prevented this were not followed ...

Over two years in and it's still Amateur Hour at the WH.

38 posted on 05/18/2011 11:13:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: MissH

“What exactly is the reason for the Secret Service having a twitter account? What a waste.”

So they can communicate with each other secretly...

/oh....


39 posted on 05/18/2011 11:43:19 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: RitaOK

Agreed—Greta does the best interviews in prime time. I like O’reilly for the entertainment factor, but could live without Hannity in the evening. Radio is enough.


40 posted on 05/18/2011 11:48:26 PM PDT by moonhawk (The only problem I have with burying Bin Laden at sea is that he was already dead.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I’m surprised the SS has time to monitor tweets since it is going after 7th graders who pose a threat to this nation.


41 posted on 05/19/2011 12:33:39 AM PDT by taxesareforever (Release Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich and let him and his family get on with their lives.)
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To: tajgirvan

I think the SS is out interviewing little 7th graders. Leave them alone, they have tweeting to do.


42 posted on 05/19/2011 12:41:16 AM PDT by healy61
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To: Justaham

Since when are they allowed to twitter? Sounds fake to me.


43 posted on 05/19/2011 12:54:29 AM PDT by libbylu ( Sarah Palin has more intestinal fortitude than 535 congress critters)
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To: Justaham; All
Reeks of "Hoax"!
44 posted on 05/19/2011 2:44:24 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Onelifetogive

Who knew you worked for the secret service. Very interesting!!!


45 posted on 05/19/2011 3:58:42 AM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

“Obama’s Secret Service” gives it away. There is no such thing. Probably 98% the same staff that was there for Bush. This was a cross tweet or simply BS.


46 posted on 05/19/2011 5:31:07 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (American Thinker Columnist / Rush ghost contributor)
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To: Justaham

Then why is Faux News protecting the Fraudster.


47 posted on 05/19/2011 6:10:32 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Carley
Who knew you worked for the secret service. Very interesting!!!

Wouldn't be very secret if you knew...

48 posted on 05/19/2011 6:24:12 AM PDT by Onelifetogive (I tweet, too...)
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