How Does The Secret Service Create Code Names?
March 24, 2012 7:03:00 am
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This week Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum got their Secret Service code names: Romney is "Javelin," Santorum is "Petrus." Presidents have been getting code names back to Harry Truman, who was called "General." Ian Chillag and Mike Danforth of the podcast How To Do Everything look into how these code names are assigned.
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