and saw all the bellhops he thought, “Wow, finally some decent security.”
As the crowd groaned, and President Obama gave his best neutral half-grin, Strong went for the jugular. With fiery protests blazing just 30 miles away in Baltimore over the brutal police killing of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, Strong said she’d cut the Secret Service some slack.
“No, I’m just kidding,” Strong said. “Let’s give it up for the Secret Service. I don’t want to be too hard on those guys. You know, because they’re the only law enforcement agency in the country that will get in trouble if a Black man gets shot.”
There was a smattering of awkward chuckles, loud groans and a few boos, to which Strong responded, “Are you saying ‘boo’ or are you saying ‘true?’”
Strong’s biting observation comes at the 4:00 minute mark in the video clip above.
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