Well, this is kind of scary!
Republican presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Ben Carson have apparently attracted the attention of the wrong kind of people, because both candidates have already been granted security details from the United States Secret Service!
The Secret Service, which of course typically protects the President, the First Lady, and other major politicians and their families, feels that threats lobbed at Trump and Carson have beenboth serious and frequent enough that it's already time to protect them around-the-clock, even if neither one ends up with the Republican nomination for president.
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The new security details for Trump and Carson aren't related to their popularity or place in the polls, but rather the amount of threats against them, according to one federal source who spoke to reporters:
"We can infer from the USSS's decision to move forward with protection that Trump and Carson have both received an extraordinary number of threats."
Say what you will about Trump and Carson — and believe us, we do — but nobody deserves any physical harm to come their way simply for entering politics.
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