Obama Signs Legislation Giving Himself, Bush and Future Presidents Secret Service Protection for Life
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I don’t have any particular problem with re-establishing this, but it is incredibly ironic that at the same time the White House is telling everybody guns don’t make them safer, the president signs into law legislation that will surround him with guns for the rest of his life in order to… make him safer:
President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into a law a measure giving him, George W. Bush and future former presidents and their spouses lifetime Secret Service protection, the White House announced.
The legislation, crafted by Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, rolls back a mid-1990s law that imposed a 10-year limit on Secret Service protection for former presidents. Bush would have been the first former commander in chief affected.
Obama knows the lives of important people should be protected with guns. The rest of us, not so much.
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