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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Government there are times Frank Rich -- -- good morning happy Thanksgiving.
Everybody has demanded -- -- -- had a -- had a better -- -- say -- Wednesday.
I think everywhere and did except possibly the Secret Service.
That's that's an incredible story.
-- I still I like more of I -- I -- -- remember anyway the whole thing is just to do I visit them now linger for months always find out what happens.
Well I don't know about by the -- abroad I would appreciate it and if you didn't.
Suggest to people but I'm sympathetic to either.
Roman Polanski forgot senator.
Or Tiger Woods or any of these other people or to paint me as some sort of upper west side you lead us I didn't suggest that you -- that yourself that -- sympathetic.
-- -- -- -- -- -- that I mean I'm sympathetic and offensive.
It is privacy is now going to be invaded but that's I guess what you sign up for when you become a superstar.
Celebrity of any sort or drive your car hitters if they literally get a morning I had an umpire and then your neighbor's garden and -- -- -- -- -- all the if only a bit of baseball -- have a golf club they could have -- pride day were audited by the assault on an accident you know the party crashes and trust them all out.
Stalked and -- -- -- funny image.
On the present.
Obama and his wife threats like at a morning.
That the White House and -- -- -- journalist.
So they go around and looked at city are you sure you're locked all of doors and the.
It's really funny up to a point and then when you start to think about it I think it's I think it's really -- bigger than Tiger Woods story I think that -- -- -- for all I mean it's just.
Frightening you know.
Oh there's people who -- within the security in this country in any of the guys who -- hood who we more remorse seemed it seemed to think that -- He apparently wrote a book warning signals that.
That he was crazy and perhaps had a radical political ideas and that's right in the middle of Fort Hood now you have this right in the middle the White -- Well I don't know called they're terrorists but now that their party terrorist -- -- -- but still it's it's it's -- Leading edge of what they are as irrelevant and reminded that they invented that Madonna and -- -- -- and social thing I thought was coming Easter.
As all first I was gonna say it ought to try to lead this sort of -- of the present I don't and I don't think it's totally unfair.
Because it's a reflection and away the run and everything.
And and a little sick of services -- and you've got -- there's procedures all the they certainly know that -- the threats against this president or up 400%.
All or -- or just -- -- bush.
All but all -- -- -- that inclination of the Secret Service.
To have Tiger Woods -- -- content rather jerk our chain and -- -- was fired because they had to go through -- a metal detector.
So what -- all of eleven and -- forgotten everything that could have and try 100 all the possible -- Of -- and the president are -- Bennett tried to public explanation frank most of not troublesome to replenishment.
Well my question is whether they were even telling the White House the truth and also.
You raised legitimate -- -- about.
The White House at some point there's an intersection.
A bureaucratic intersection.
Between the apparatus -- the White House that create an event like a state dinner.
And the Secret Service so obviously that was failure of coordination there and you know I think what congress I hope congress investigate but this really got to be some kind of serious investigation -- what happened is the -- -- -- security allowances made transparent and people were you know punish the repercussion system change because.
Yes it's a 40% increase over bush in terms of -- We know.
You know it's it's a very angry time in this country for a lot of people.
And and thank god it was peaceful lake and these -- you know who got in there but you're actually right doesn't matter who was long someone -- Wearing a party costume -- it's preposterous I mean do they think that.
And what is going to be brings security to what happened to be dressed like a terrorist -- mean you know it's it's.
It was on taken -- -- like the real housewives of Northern Virginia -- whatever the hell.
Now Helen as players.
I also found stunning.
Is that they checked the -- of service for the while this particular statement and heard him props to all the functions.
That second 300 people so pleased to get a both saw and please don't Allison nobody can do this to them so now -- we have -- episode.
But then there's no Secret Service checkpoint for one anybody leaves.
So you can get on dirt whatever or hide in the map room or whatever.
And nobody I mean the -- -- same crazy.
It seemed crazy we have not been told how and when they left I mean presume you know with -- seated dinner so clearly -- little lull that they don't know -- they had no it's important.
The one that he's.
It's really incredible to me you know I I grew up in Washington and I remember the kid I remember vividly.
I was sort of entering my adolescence -- the two or three years ago -- has the Kennedy the administration.
I remember vividly seeing Kennedy.
And his wife in public places.
In there was no security at all.
And this reminds me of -- I look back I also look back on that -- world changed so much you know after that day in November.
The anniversary of which happen to be last week while that was going on.
And -- This -- -- you know what it was like in --
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