March 18, 2006

It's just interesting-the network Bush's security chose to impersonate.

"He said the men told him they were with Fox News out of Houston, Texas, and were on a "scouting mission" for a story on new construction. They took pictures inside Akins' house, which is under construction and looked up and down the road in the neighborhood.--But a spokesman for Secret Service, under Homeland Security, said posing as a journalist is not something the agents typically do. He did suggest they might have been with the White House staff or a branch of the military, based on the description of the pins.

Fox News had no comment. But Aly Colon, who deals with issues of ethics for the Poynter Institute, a school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Fla., said such a scenario undermines the public's trust of the media...read on

Update:

Correntewire has more: "Connect that dot with another eerie little incident from a recent Partei Rally Bush “Town Meeting” in Olean, NY...read on"

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