It seems like just yesterday the Secret Service was pretty much unanimously associated with saving the day, but now the agency is finding that when it rains bad news, it pours. First came the prostitution scandal in Colombia, perhaps the first-ever challenge to our general idea that Secret Service members are totally selfless heroes. Then came the unfortunate news that they might have yet another prostitution scandal on their hands, this time in El Salvador. And now a Secret Service agent has run over an innocent woman crossing the street in Brooklyn and killed her.
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