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December 12, 2013

This morning many ask how that schizophrenic so-called interpreter for the deaf who was "hearing voices" could get within feet of Obama.

The bad answer is that the Secret Service really isn't that good. The worse answer is that the Secret Service no longer gives a shit.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 12, 2013 8:11 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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"...no longer gives a shit."

Who could blame them??

Posted by: leelu at December 12, 2013 8:29 AM

The fact this happened is dangerous, a self-described crazy man can get so close to world leaders is scary. I don't care for any politician, but this shouldn't be allowed to happen and I don't care who it is.

Posted by: Potsie at December 12, 2013 8:42 AM

"...no longer gives a..."
In many ways, this is a very satisfying answer.
May The Obama, Peanut Butter Upon Him, have a long life...somewhere else other than the White House.

Posted by: Orcadrvr at December 12, 2013 9:15 AM

Neither do I, as it turns out.

However, it was a sweet synchronicity. The interface was seamless.

Posted by: Casey Klahn at December 12, 2013 9:25 AM

Probably the President's staff insisted that South Africa could do no wrong so anyone they suggested must be wonderful or you're a racist.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at December 12, 2013 9:40 AM

The Secret Service let Obama near a hand-waving psycho? Leave Chris Matthews alone!

Posted by: Gagdad Bob at December 12, 2013 9:48 AM

Get real! Would YOU take a bullet for Obama? I wouldn't. I wouldn't cross the street to take a pee on him if he were on fire. Even if a nut job takes Obama out, the office would continue. Sure, we'd have President Biden for a couple of years, that that couldn't be any worse, in fact, not as bad as Obama staying in office. When Biden's stupid Marxist ideas are shot down, the media won't be screaming "racist!"

Posted by: Ogrrre at December 12, 2013 10:00 AM

Here is what signing looks like. A five-year-old girl singing and signing Christmas/holiday songs for her deaf parents.


Posted by: Potsie at December 12, 2013 10:02 AM

for the win: Gagdad Bob

Posted by: DHH at December 12, 2013 11:05 AM

I would have thought that the Secret Service would have some agents trained to at least understand sign language so that they would be able to discern if any persons in a crowd around the President were communicating imminent assassination instructions to one another via sign language. The lack of any such trained agents suggests incompetence in the Secret Service.

Posted by: Gloria at December 12, 2013 11:48 AM

Its Obama's culture of Slackerness
When the man on top is a lazy puke, the organization suffers.

Posted by: Lazlo at December 12, 2013 12:34 PM

The lack of any such trained agents suggests incompetence in the Secret Service.

Incompetence in a government agency? Surely you jest!

Apollo Robbins gained notoriety after pickpocketing Secret Service agents accompanying former President Jimmy Carter. He successfully stole, among other items, former President Carter's itinerary and the keys to his motorcade.

The secret service was probably out with the local prostitues.

Posted by: Potsie at December 12, 2013 1:04 PM

Ease up on the Secret Service guys. They were busy hooking up with the incredible South African hookers. You gotta have your priorities straight.

I mean, what's more important to you: Obama, or a hooker?

Posted by: ed in texas at December 12, 2013 3:25 PM

ed... South African hookers? Africa the AIDS capital of the world? You are safer in the same room as Barack and Michelle arguing.

Posted by: Todd at December 12, 2013 3:41 PM

Not if they are double teaming you.

Posted by: vanderleun at December 12, 2013 3:50 PM

I just have one question. Were those ears photo shopped?

Posted by: james wilson at December 12, 2013 6:32 PM

I too would not piss on the O if he were on fire. On the other hand, if I were a member of the Secret Service, I'd take a bullet for him purely out of professionalism and the fact that that would be my freaking job! I gotta believe that the SS folks were putting trust in the South African gubmint that they had vetted all their personnel. I would at least hope that the SS folks made sure that the guy carried no weapons.

Posted by: Grizzly at December 12, 2013 7:10 PM

If you like your sign language, you can keep your sign language.

Posted by: tripletap at December 12, 2013 7:18 PM

That a dangerous, a self-described crazy man can get so close to world leaders is scary. That a communist narcissist with a messiah complex can become the top world leader is absolutely horrific.

Posted by: Big Mo at December 12, 2013 7:33 PM


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