It’s unfortunate that these types of incidents happen, but the White House remains among the safest places on Earth. Security features and armed personnel are more than enough to keep intruders out and keep the president and other officials safe. Despite this latest development, there is no cause for concern
This crash continues a troubling trend of people attempting to breach security around Capitol Hill, including one incident that killed a Capitol police officer. The Secret Service is trying to better fortify the White House and other important buildings, but it doesn't address the root cause of these attacks — far-right political rhetoric. More must be done to quash extremist speech to prevent the radicalization of these kinds of assailants.