I spent several years of my life working in Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities, and this is what I learned: There is no level of security that can keep these places secure if the people running them don’t have the trust and respect of their subordinates. #OmarosaTapes
If Omarosa took recordings in the Situation Room, and it appears she did, it’s not simply an indication that a “lowlife” breached security; it’s a sign of a failure to create a culture of trust and respect.
When it comes to security, the obligation to create a culture of trust and respect doesn’t come from the bottom-up. It begins at the top — with well-vetted hiring decisions, a demonstration of commitment to integrity, and security-minded example-setting. This is also known as: