Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, March 12, 2017

President Donald Trump relishes the comforts of his Mar-a-Lago estate for repeated weekends away from Washington, but former Secret Service and intelligence officials say the resort is a security nightmare vulnerable to both casual and professional spies. While Trump's private club in South Florida has been transformed into a fortress of armed guards, military-grade radar, bomb sniffing dogs and metal-detection checkpoints, there are still notable vulnerabilities, namely the stream of guests who can enter the property without a background check. ... "No one ever ran a residence that served as a hotel," said presidential historian Douglas Brinkley. "It's a security nightmare by having such a turnstile of folks coming and going."





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Here's hoping.

#1 | Posted by bored at 2017-03-12 02:52 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Interesting how the SS has shifted from keeping the president from being assassinated to preventing him from giving stuff to foreign spies.

#2 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-03-12 09:06 PM | Reply

Did the Orange Fuhrer go on vacation again this weekend?

#3 | Posted by jpw at 2017-03-12 09:16 PM | Reply

I think he's been hiding in the steam pipe trunk distribution venue since those lame wiretapppping tweets last week.

#4 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-03-12 09:24 PM | Reply

Thank God we didn't elect Clinton; you know, the one who supposedly was a security risk.

#5 | Posted by e1g1 at 2017-03-12 10:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

But how can you sell access for profit if you don't stay at a resort?

#6 | Posted by 726 at 2017-03-13 07:12 AM | Reply

Thank God we didn't elect Clinton... POSTED BY E1G1

I agree completely.

#7 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2017-03-13 12:48 PM | Reply

I agree completely.

#7 | Posted by GOnoles92 at

No you don't.

#8 | Posted by Zed at 2017-03-13 12:54 PM | Reply

Thank God we didn't elect Clinton... POSTED BY E1G1

God hath blessed our beautiful nation with the wise leadership and council of a most excellent leader, President Donald J Trump.


#9 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2017-03-13 12:58 PM | Reply

Gonorrhea is a troll, no that would indicate a level of enlightenment. Gonorrhea is a wart on a troll. No too substantial. Gonorrhea is a hair on a wart on a troll.

#10 | Posted by truthhurts at 2017-03-13 01:01 PM | Reply


Lol...Are you okay? Your reliance on ad hominem signals a severe deficit in any actual comment of substance.

#11 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2017-03-13 01:19 PM | Reply

TH is obviously struggling with a nasty medical condition and can't be expected to make much sense right now.

Get Well Soon TH!

#12 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-03-13 01:22 PM | Reply

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