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Iraq War (2003-2011)
Don't shut off the White House [Editorial]
Don't shut off the White House [Editorial]

There's simply no excuse for the Secret Service to have allowed an apparently deranged man to vault over the White House fence on Friday then sprint across the lawn and actually enter the president's residence through an unlocked door before he was tackled and apprehended. Heads should roll for a breach of security of this magnitude at what ought to be one of the country's most heavily guarded facilities. But it shouldn't come at the expense of the public's access to a historic site that symbolizes the nation's tradition of open governance and accountability to the citizens it serves. The fence-jumper was identified as Omar Jose Gonzales, a 42-year-old Texas...