As I was reading the New York Post, a headline caught my eye. Jumpers force Secret Service to raise White House fence. The story went on to say:
The Secret Service will raise the height of the White House security fence by five feet and add a new concrete foundation, in the wake of an uptick of people scaling it — including one this week. Along with the National Park Service, the Secret Service said it expected to begin building a “taller, stronger” fence to guard the White House grounds by 2018. “We have now a society that tends to want to jump over the fence and onto the 18 acres,” a Secret Service official said. Read more.