Reading Time: 3 minutes Secret Service Director Julia Pierson’s resignation—really a firing—is unusual in the star-crossed history of the agency assigned to protect the president. But it isn’t that way for the reason you think. Glass ceilings aside, Pierson will be remembered for a big and unintended reform at the top of the agency: actually paying the price for failure.
Reading Time: < 1 minute If people had listened to Abe Bolden in 1963, John F. Kennedy might not have died in Dallas. Bolden suffered terribly for his candor. Now we have a chance to do something for Bolden.
Reading Time: 7 minutes HR 347 is either a reasonable effort to protect the president or it’s an effort to sack the constitution. Or maybe it’s neither. Whatever it is, it deserves further study.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A number of curious security breaches have dogged Obama. Are these simply bizarre, random events, or is someone sending someone a message? There’s a military thread running through it all, and we’d be prudent to take a closer look.