Under Obama, Secret Service Misconduct the Norm

Why has the Secret Service culture degenerated into a south Florida fraternity of irresponsible party-boys?  Some highlights over the years: reality star wannabes Tareq and Michaele Salahi party crashed Mr. Obama's first state dinner [2009]; Oscar R. Ortega-Hernandez fired bullets at the third level of the White House, the presidential family's personal quarters [2011]; eleven Secret Service officers engaged the companionship of Colombian prostitutes in Cartagena, one cheapskate apparently later stiffing the working girl her $800 fee and causing a very public hotel altercation [2012]; Sent home, three Secret Service agents partying in Amsterdam were so intoxicated that one was found passed out in a hotel hallway [2014]; Fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez sprinted across the White House lawn entirely unimpeded before entering the White House via unlocked front doors, knocking down a female Secret Service officer, and running past the...(Read Full Post)