Um, yikes. Apparently the First Lady was in no “legitimate danger” whatever that means. And what exactly would “illegitimate danger” be? And why isn’t it legitimate danger if someone who is supposed to protect citizens instead of offering specifics on how he’d assassinate the president’s wife?
A D.C. police officer who worked as a motorcycle escort for White House officials and other dignitaries was moved to administrative duty Wednesday after he allegedly was overheard making threatening comments toward Michelle Obama, according to several police officials.
The police department’s Internal Affairs Division is investigating the alleged comments and notified the U.S. Secret Service Wednesday, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to give details of the investigation. [...]
During that conversation, the officials said, the officer allegedly said he would shoot the First Lady and then used his phone to retrieve a picture of the firearm he said he would use.
Anyone recall threats like these occurring with this much frequency when GW Bush was in office? Me neither.
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