The US Presidenthas said that a few ‘knuckleheads’ in the elite Secret Service have brought disgrace to the whole group that is entrusted with the security of the country as reported in The Telegraph of 25th of April 2012.
Two more Secret Service members have resigned after revelation of the sex scandal and links of SS operatives with women in the Colombian hotel in Cartagena.
This brings the total number of such resignations to 9 – and, one of these resignations is of an operative who had stayed in the same Hilton hotel as the President himself.
These are matters of grave concern and it is difficult to digest the full implications of such undesirable relationships which could jeopardize the safety of not only the country but of its leaders as well. Intimacy with women of easy virtue is always dangerous and full of pitfalls.
The security clearance of one of the operatives has been revoked – this is taken as the first step towards removal from the company.