Security with elegance
: Of all the things to worry about the day before Sept. 11, 2002, here’s an op-ed about why we should be making all our security measures more aesthetically attractive
. Dumb, right? Actually, he makes a good point. All those jersey barriers and chain-link fences outside federal buildings, city hall and even private office buildings are plug ugly. They reek of fear and weakness. Of course, resources are limited. Sooner or later, though, let’s hope the government realizes that literally creating bunkers often leads to creating bunker mentalities.