This Is Protecting The First Family?

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    Bush's Daughter Robbed in Argentina
    By Associated Press
    1 hour ago


    Twin sisters Barbara, left, and Jenna Bush, right, daughters ...
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - U.S. and Argentine media reported that one of President Bush's 24-year-old twin daughters had her purse stolen while being guarded by the Secret Service during a visit here.

    ABC News, citing unidentified law enforcement reports, reported on its Web site Tuesday that Barbara Bush's purse and cell phone were taken while she was dining in a Buenos Aires restaurant.

    La Nacion newspaper, citing anonymous government sources, said in its online edition early Wednesday that one of Bush's daughters had her purse taken Sunday afternoon in the popular tourist district of San Telmo.

    A pair of thieves removed the purse from under a table while Secret Service agents stood guard at a distance, La Nacion reported. La Nacion said its sources did not reveal which of the Bush daughters had her purse stolen.

    Argentine police told The Associated Press they had no complaint of any such incident on file, and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires said it would have no comment. In Washington, the White House, Secret Service and State Department also declined comment.

    CNN cited a law-enforcement source who was briefed on the incident as saying that "at no point were the protectees out of visual contact and at no point was there any risk of harm."

    Argentina's largest-circulation daily, Clarin, ran an online report citing the government news agency Telam as saying that Barbara Bush had her purse taken along with a cell phone that was inside it. Telam cited an official source who did not wish to be identified by name and who provided no other details.

    Barbara's twin, Jenna, visited neighboring Paraguay last month to take part in a UNICEF program for young professionals.

    Copyright 2006 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
     
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    They're over 18, right?

    Barbara's hotter.
     
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    If a thief was able to nab her purse and get away with it, Bush's daughter just as easily could have been killed. Real alert Secret Service agents. :duh3: That could have great political implications, not to mention the personal side of it. If I were Bush, I'd be mad as hell. I wonder if he or Lady Bush will get any calls on the cell phone...
     

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