Like the First Lady, I don’t know if I necessarily would want to know how hard people have to work to keep me and my family safe. Mrs. Obama got a up close and personal look at the lengths Secret Service agents go through to ensure that no harm comes to the Obamas.
After an hourlong tour of the agency’s protective intelligence division and the joint operations center, Obama called the daily tasks performed by the Secret Service “pretty scary.”
“All I can say is, after my little tour, is ignorance is bliss,” Obama told a packed crowd of Secret Service employees who had gathered in a conference room to hear her speak.
“I just “” I just don’t want to know,” the first lady continued to laughter. “You all can handle that. Just tell me when “” where to run.”
Obama “” who has spoken in interviews about the constraints of living inside the presidential bubble and the loss of privacy that comes with being watched every moment “” said the Secret Service agents at the White House have become like family over the past two-and-a-half years.
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