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April 19th, 2012
07:26 PM ET

Wheels up, rings off at the Secret Service?

Is the U.S. Secret Service an old boys' club? Erin Burnett talked to a woman who knows the Service from the inside–one of the first women to serve on the Presidential detail, and later as deputy director.


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  1. Jeremy

    Does anyone know what "wheels up, rings off" means?

    April 20, 2012 at 3:54 am | Reply
    • Angela

      According to current and former officials, "wheels up, rings off," has long been a running joke among men in the agency, meaning that for some agents, wedding rings were optional after the plane took off, particularly for foreign travel assignments.

      April 23, 2012 at 8:58 pm | Reply
  2. kevinkatovic

    Whats so embarising my poor spelling of fact that I am the only one that comments on these articles? You sure are grumpy today is it the price of fame? Sometimes I worry about people with pshycological issues that make me feel uncomfortable by focusing on my fame. " My blog is really catching on " I believe all the stats 100% and know that my impressions are fake. " Insert Humour here "

    And Might I add " Wow is erin burnett every popular online with the blogs online "

    Your biggest and from following your blog apparently only online fan.

    Kevin

    April 19, 2012 at 7:39 pm | Reply
    • Jeremy

      maybe you should check her facebook page that has 42,000 likes. clown.

      April 20, 2012 at 3:56 am | Reply
      • kevinkatovic

        Calling someone a clown isn't very stand up. And yeah 10,000 google employees 4 times yeah. Your just jealous because I was tortured by a secret us government agency and you wernt.

        April 20, 2012 at 11:46 pm | Reply

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