Yashar Ali 🐘 @yashar New York Magazine/HuffPost Contributor Email: [email protected] Direct Messages Open Text/Call/Signal/Confide/WhatsApp: 310-795-2497. Agents: UTA Jun. 02, 2019 1 min read

1. I've always thought that Members of Congress and US Supreme Court Justice are way under protected for how public they are. You saw the incident today with Senator Harris. I also think about the shooting in 2017 at the Congressional baseball game.

2. The only reason that shooter was gunned down was because Rep @SteveScalise was there and he had a security detail because of his position in leadership. If he hadn't been there, there could have easily been multiple casualties.

3. Supreme Court Justices largely eschew security details, something I understand from their perspective, but not from the perspective of safety and the public good.  https://www.rollcall.com/news/policy/group-raises-concern-about-protecting-supreme-court-justices 

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