What is lost in all the hoopla over paparazzi pics of Barack Obama’s physique is this question:
If a photographer got to within 150 feetÂ of the president-elect to snap this photo, he was close enough to fire a rifle.Â Where was the Secret Service??
This photo essay of the Obama family’s vacation and G.W.’s reliance on his cat-like reflexes when dodging Muntadhir Al-Zaidi’s size 10s make us wonder whether the Secret Service’s presidential details have themselves been on vacation over the past couple of weeks.
The photo agency who snapped the shots says security was well aware of the photographer’s presence, and assumes that the Obamas were in the know as well: Continue reading