Police concerned about order to stop screening

What???? The Secret Service ordered the end to weapons checks to speed up the line? We’ve had a bad feeling about Obama’s ‘lifeline’ for a while now. News like this nudges that bad feeling into the major alarm bells category. — PID

Feb 22, 2008 DALLAS (STAR-TELEGRAM) — Security details at Barack Obama’s rally Wednesday stopped screening people for weapons at the front gates more than an hour before the Democratic presidential candidate took the stage at Reunion Arena. The order to put down the metal detectors and stop checking purses and laptop bags came as a surprise to several Dallas police officers who said they believed it was a lapse in security. Full Report