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Secret admirers? Special star worn by
Romney during debate revealed as
Secret Service pin given to him
by his protection team

Daily Mail [UK], by Leon Watson

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/4/2012 1:09:45 PM

The first big Presidential debate may have finished - but one issue is rumbling on: why was Mitt Romney wearing a U.S. Secret Service lapel badge? The Republican candidate sported a highly unusual Stars and Stripes badge during last night's event which has got tongues wagging. In the opening stages of the debate, social media users pondered aloud about an apparent dark blemish on Romney's lapel pin. The speculation was that it was a Republican elephant or even a tribute to Americans killed in last month's attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Comments:
And Ryan has one too!

Cool.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jeremiah29_11, 10/4/2012 1:14:08 PM     (No. 8909476)

Maybe it's an affirmation from the Secret Service that they want him as President.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: strikingviking, 10/4/2012 1:27:25 PM     (No. 8909508)

Sean Hannity wears a flag pin that has a dark patch. I've always wondered what that signified.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/4/2012 1:33:04 PM     (No. 8909528)

That was bugging me all last night, wondering what that spot was.
Thanks for posting this.

Romney/Ryan '12

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 10/4/2012 1:36:20 PM     (No. 8909543)

Once the candidate has been nominated, they are afforded Secret Service protection, been that way for a long time. Some even get it during the primaries, if requested.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 10/4/2012 1:49:43 PM     (No. 8909594)

OT, but Glenn Beck said there is a picture out of the Romney family in the backstage green room, Mitt is hugging a granddaughter and one of the sons is making peanut butter sandwiches with a plastic fork. If the Zippy's had hung around, bet there would have been lobster, Wagyu beef and champagne on tap. There's a difference.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: happy conservative, 10/4/2012 2:07:29 PM     (No. 8909656)

Really, all, how could anyone not like Romney? All the like-ability foo-foo is ridiculous. Mitt and his family are a joy to watch...not so much the other guy. His daughters, in my book, are off limits, but BO and Michelle do not look like happy campers...EVER!

So, that the SS might actually like Romney is no surprise. America will wake up to this.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HPmatt, 10/4/2012 2:21:26 PM     (No. 8909705)

I didn't notice - was the Bamster wearing an American flag pin? You know for quite some time he refused to wear it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: msjena, 10/4/2012 3:48:37 PM     (No. 8909990)

Does Valerie Jarrett have one?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 10/4/2012 6:23:12 PM     (No. 8910378)

Valjar has the one supposed to belong to Ambassador Stevens.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: boliver, 10/4/2012 8:33:27 PM     (No. 8910630)

Ouch, #9!

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