By Matt Farwell
September 24, 2014

It seems obvious that Omar J. Gonzalez, the 42-year-old veteran who hopped the White House fence on Friday evening and actually made it into the building with a small folding knife, is lucky to be alive and in custody. But let’s review a few of the many ways he could have been felled.

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