The strange story of a social-climbing couple sauntering their way uninvited into last Tuesday's state dinner for the Indian prime minister should make your hair curl. We imagine extreme wingers and other haters with violent fantasies about the President are wondering if there's less than meets the eye as far as Secret Service protection is concerned. It's known that the White House has received more death threats against President Obama than any recent President, with all of the angry birthers/racists/militia types wanting to "take their country back."
The couple that penetrated White House security with apparent ease are a joke, with a history of faking their past associations and contacts. But there are undoubtedly sick people out there looking at this security lapse and wondering "what if I. . . ."