TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When news vans camped outside her stately home, a Florida socialite tied to the Gen.I'm no law enforcement, diplomatic, or government authority, but I know a great set of credentials when I see them. sex scandal fell back on her informal credentials as a social ambassador for Tampa society and top military brass: She asked police for diplomatic protection.
In the phone call to authorities, Jill Kelley, a party hostess and unofficial social liaison for leaders of the U.S. military's Central Command in Tampa, cited her status as an honorary consul general while complaining about news vans that had descended on her two-story brick home overlooking Tampa Bay.
"You know, I don't know if by any chance, because I'm an honorary consul general, so I have inviolability, so they should not be able to cross my property. I don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well," she told the 911 dispatcher Monday
Call me an old sexist cynic, but I'd say that Consul Kelley ( no relation to Chicago barrister Dan Kelley) stacks up-credential wise.
You can beat a drum.
You can, with the right mouth-piece, beat a right-turn ticket.
But, you can not beat stupid.