The Secret Service started partying a long time before that fateful visit to Colombia in April.
Fox News reported Tuesday that the Secret Service had already “earned an ‘Animal House’ reputation at the blueblood vacation mecca of Martha’s Vineyard.”
According to local residents, parties that “required the local police to step in have… disgusted Martha’s Vineyard homeowners vowing never to rent out to the Secret Service again.”
None of the parties seem to have risked the president’s safety, but some did occur “even as the president and his family were nearby.”
Washington officials and local law enforcement have not taken any disciplinary action.
“This isn’t news,” Oak Bluffs Police Lt. Timothy Williams insisted to FoxNews.com when asked about a particularly riotous party.
Secret Service spokesman Max Milien said the agency “has not received any complaints or information regarding alleged misconduct of its personnel operating in Martha’s Vineyard during the summer of 2011.”
Locals, however, seem to have plenty of complaints. One local bartender told Fox News that agents will skip out on tabs and park in restricted areas, saying movie one-liners like “I kill people for a living” or “the President of the United States is alive because of me.”
Those one-liners may be punishable in and of themselves.