The White House Is A Home

You may have heard news sources talking about the recent security breach that occurred at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC, better known as the White House. The perpetrator was caught, and his knife confiscated, before any major damage was done. However, in this situation, it is more about the implications of what could have happened. The response of the Secret Service has been hailed by representatives of both the White House and the Department of Homeland Security (which the Secret Service falls under) as proficient. But others have called for a review of technical and physical security advancements that may be necessary to ensure something like this doesn’t happen again. The President himself has limited his comments to his “obvious concern” for a security breach in the building where his family lives. At the end of the day, whatever else may happen there, for the Obama family, the White House is still a home. And who doesn’t want to feel safe in their home? Whether you are the leader of the free world, or living alone in the suburbs, everyone can use a security review.