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Thread: Opportunistic media whores crash Obama's party, get caught on Facebook

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    Opportunistic media whores crash Obama's party, get caught on Facebook

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    Couple slips though security to crash state dinner

    By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL (AP) – 2 hours ago

    WASHINGTON — Michaele and Tareq Salahi like a good party, an attorney who knows them said Thursday, and maybe that's why the couple from Virginia's horse country didn't look out of place at the White House state dinner for the Indian prime minister.

    They were all smiles as they rubbed shoulders with Vice President Joe Biden, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty and CBS News anchor Katie Couric.

    No one suspected the Salahis were a couple of brazen party crashers — and wannabe reality TV stars.

    The Secret Service is looking into its security procedures after determining that the Virginia couple managed to slip into Tuesday night's event even though they were not on the guest list, agency spokesman Ed Donovan said.
    Paul Morrison, a Virginia attorney who has represented the couple on other matters, told The Associated Press: "I know them. I'm unaware of any reason they need representation right now."

    Morrison said he hasn't spoken to the Salahis since the incident but said, "I can't imagine" why they would be in legal trouble.

    "They just went to a party. They didn't do anything wrong. I know they enjoy a good party. They're just good people," he said.

    President Barack Obama was never in any danger because the Salahis went through the same security screening for weapons as the 300-plus people actually invited to the dinner honoring Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Donovan said.

    Donovan confirmed the identities of the couple. The Washington Post, which first reported on their evening out, said the Salahis were well-known in the
    Virginia horse-country set and were being considered for the Bravo reality TV show "Real Housewives of D.C."

    In an interview with CBS' "Early Show" in September, Michaele Salahi said, "President Obama has made it very accessible for anyone to visit the White House, so that's like a big thing right now." The CBS interview was part of a segment on potential candidates for "Real Housewives of D.C." but never was aired.

    The Secret Service learned about the security breach Wednesday after a media inquiry prompted by the Salahis' online boasts about having attended the private event, Donovan said.

    One of the many photos from the dinner posted on Michaele Salahi's Facebook page shows the couple with a smiling Biden. In other photos, they appear alone or together with Emanuel, Fenty, Couric, Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., and three Marines in their dress blues.

    Donovan would not comment on whether the couple had been contacted by the Secret Service, how long they were on the White House grounds or other details of the investigation.

    The Post said uninvited guests who got in could face a potential trespassing charge unless someone from inside the White House staff slipped them in.
    Donovan would not comment on possible legal violations.

    "They'll go through all of this and see what went wrong and fix it," Frances Townsend, who was the White House-based counterterrorism adviser for President George W. Bush, told CNN in an interview broadcast Thursday.

    The agency's Office of Professional Responsibility was reviewing what occurred. An initial finding indicated that a checkpoint did not follow proper procedures to ensure the two were on the guest list, Donovan said.

    "It's important to note that they went through all the security screenings — the magnetometer screening — just like all the other guests did," Donovan said. And, he added, Obama and others under Secret Service protection had their usual security details with them.

    Associated Press reporter Matt Small contributed to this story.

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    What the hell is the Secret Service getting paid for?

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    Yeah what the f*ck? What if these two ass holes had different intentions?

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    Yea, not good. Looks like incompetence is running rampent throughout the White House.

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    her facebook fan page.


    [url]http://www.facebook.com/pages/Michaele-Salahi/101907941877?ref=search&sid=588843451.355564373..1[/url]

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    So had they not posted this stuff on Facebook, would the Secret Service have even figured it out so fast?

    Weak.

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    they're Uncle Ned's kids.


    you know, Ned and Liz?

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    Whores at the WH, this isn't any year between 1993-2001, is it?

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3373865][B]Opportunistic media whores crash Obama's party, get caught on Facebook[/B][/QUOTE]

    [QUOTE=SBIII]Wow. Talk about attention whores!!!! Is that tuxedo even authentic?[/QUOTE]

    [QUOTE=readyforthedraft]They're not real reality stars and no one will vote for them.[/QUOTE]


    ;)

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    These twp pieces of garbage are going to make a fortune off this little move. Between the reality show, interviews and a book - at least a million.
    And they won't be prosecuted. THey just walked up and were let in.
    Plus if there was a trial the Secret service would A). be totally embarrassed and B). be required to indicate what security measures were violated or failed.
    It's not the Pres on this one. Just an example of the total incompetence of our government.

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    [QUOTE=palmetto defender;3374222]These twp pieces of garbage are going to make a fortune off this little move. Between the reality show, interviews and a book - at least a million.
    And they won't be prosecuted. THey just walked up and were let in.
    Plus if there was a trial the Secret service would A). be totally embarrassed and B). be required to indicate what security measures were violated or failed.
    It's not the Pres on this one. [B]Just an example of the total incompetence of our government.[/B][/QUOTE]

    And if they go on to make millions on the Larry King and other interview shows doesn't it also show the stupidity of not only the media, but present day society? Because if the media doesn't think people will care to tune in and watch they don't book them..I won't be watching.

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    [QUOTE=C Mart;3374237]And if they go on to make millions on the Larry King and other interview shows doesn't it also show the stupidity of not only the media, but present day society? Because if the media doesn't think people will care to tune in and watch they don't book them..I won't be watching.[/QUOTE]


    Obviously most of the media are a bunch of idiots. And if people watch or have anything to do with these two, those people are also idiots.
    Like the balloon boy parents. Except they are going to be fined a fortune.

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    [QUOTE=palmetto defender;3374222]These twp pieces of garbage are going to make a fortune off this little move. Between the reality show, interviews and a book - at least a million.
    And they won't be prosecuted. THey just walked up and were let in.
    Plus if there was a trial the Secret service would A). be totally embarrassed and B). be required to indicate what security measures were violated or failed.
    [B]It's not the Pres on this one. Just an example of the total incompetence of our government[/B].[/QUOTE]

    Wait until the health care bill...... Health care will look like The Department of motor vehicles and public housing.

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    [QUOTE=southparkcpa;3374273]Wait until the health care bill...... Health care will look like The Department of motor vehicles and public housing.[/QUOTE]

    Yes, but at least you'll get the customer service levels of the US Post Office. :rolleyes:

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    Hopefully they broke some kind of law in the process and can be arrested for something. Fake Id? Even walking past a sign that said invitees only. People like Richard Henne and these two jokers must be made examples somehow to stop more aspiring reality tv trash.

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    [QUOTE=Timmy®;3374413]Hopefully they broke some kind of law in the process and can be arrested for something. Fake Id? Even walking past a sign that said invitees only. People like Richard Henne and these two jokers must be made examples somehow to stop more aspiring reality tv trash.[/QUOTE]

    The White House should just hire bouncers from NYC clubs and bars. They probably would have done a better job in stopping these clowns.

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    These two dopes can be scrutinized however you want, but I don't point half the hate at them other people are. Whatever, they took a shot at pulling off a hollywood stunt which happened in a movie and it happened to work.

    Good or bad intensions from the Sahali's aside, this just makes our leaders look foolish and our government and or our security made out to be a joke. Every picture in which the government officials are smiling in, the person looking at the photo can smile even harder just thinking, "Oh what a poor schmuck".

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3374418]The White House should just hire bouncers from NYC clubs and bars. They probably would have done a better job in stopping these clowns.[/QUOTE]

    LOL!!!!!

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    [IMG]http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/POLITICS/11/27/state.dinner.couple/t1larg.obama.salahi.wh.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=jetstream23;3374743][IMG]http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/POLITICS/11/27/state.dinner.couple/t1larg.obama.salahi.wh.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    Wow... what a joke.

    Is there like an open door policy in the White House now, or what? I love how the Secret Service is complaining that there is an unprecedented amount of threats against the President's life, and then something like this happens.

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3374778]Wow... what a joke.

    Is there like an open door policy in the White House now, or what? I love how the Secret Service is complaining that there is an unprecedented amount of threats against the President's life, and then something like this happens.[/QUOTE]

    The door is always open for those seeking an autograph or to kiss ass. Now, if you have a legitimate suggestion for healthcare improvement that doesn't involve a massive government program, we're sorry, there's 3 year wait to see the President.

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