Skip to comments.Obama: Secret Service in scandal were 'knuckleheads'
Posted on 04/24/2012 4:28:33 PM PDT by ColdOne
"What they were thinking, I don't know. That's why they're not there anymore," he added. Six Secret Service employees left the agency last week, while another five are on leave and one has been cleared of any wrongdoing. A dozen others, all members of the military, are being investigated for misconduct by the Pentagon.
Obama's appearance began with the president and host doing one of Fallon's regular bits, Slow Jamming the News, cracking jokes on student loans. "I'm President Barack Obama, and I, too, want to slow-jam the news, Obama said as he emerged from behind a curtain.
A background singer described Obama as the POTUS with the mostest.
Obama spoke about his all-but-certain general election opponent, Mitt Romney, telling Fallon: "I've met him, but we're not friends. His wife is lovely."
Romney, Obama added, seems like somebody who cares about his family."
Later on, during the interview portion of the show, Obama told Fallon about embarrassing moments of his presidency. The worst thing at an official event was when he and the first lady began walking out of an awards event for human rights activists only to be told to backtrack. "We had to turn around and walk back," he said.
The president also joked about a photo from his college years, where he had bushy hair and was wearing a furry collar. "Notice the afro, he said to laughs.
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Wonder if knucklehead is liberal code for something worse. My liberal aunt calls me that.
After reading this thread all I can think of is the main stream media is all set. If something should happen to Obama it will be the secret service’ fault. Prep-spin!
Uhhh, not quite: