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Secret Service agent tweets his disdain for Fox News

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For a few brief moments the official Twitter account of the United States Secret Service served up a refreshingly honest take on that paradigm of unbiased reporting, Fox News. While monitoring the network for a news story, one disgruntled employee apparently couldn't "Deal. With. The. Blathering." Hey, no one said protecting the president would be easy, but I guess enduring hours of Glenn Beck exceeds the perilous scope of any job description. The tweet was swiftly deleted, but because words born on the web possess vampiric immortality, it had already been retweeted and captured in screenshots by tons of users. 

 A Secret Service spokesperson is claiming it was all a big mishap:

"An employee with access to the Secret Service's Twitter account, who mistakenly believed they were on their personal account, posted an unapproved and inappropriate tweet. The tweet did not reflect the views of the U.S. Secret Service and it was immediately removed. We apologize for this mistake, and the user no longer has access to our official account."

Whether or not there's any credence to this explanation, or if it's just the Secret Service's way of trying to maintain an air of professionalism, there'd be a lot more people following the government agency if they handed their account over to the guy or gal in question. Or maybe they could get their own political talk show?