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Another "Football"?

We have been told in the movies, television and the news that there is a military officer who is always in close proximity to the President with a briefcase, referred to as "The Football", handcuffed to his wrist which contains the launch codes for our nukes.

Do you suppose there will soon be a second such person whose pockets will be filled with previously screened packs of Lucky Strikes or Marlboros along with certified non explosive lighters and matches?

Is it against FAA regulations to smoke in the restrooms on Air Force One?

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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packs of Lucky Strikes or Marlboros
I suspect Marlboro Lights.
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Hasn't this already been covered on West Wing?

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Do you suppose there will soon be a second such person whose pockets will be filled with previously screened packs of Lucky Strikes or Marlboros along with certified non explosive lighters and matches?

They'll just retask the guy who's been carrying the King James version for the nearly departed....
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They'll just retask the guy who's been carrying the King James version for the nearly departed....
So his code name changes from Arc1 to StNic

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