At the front

At the front

: I have to say I was shocked this morning as I came out of the PATH station at Herald Square, a block from Madison Square Garden, and saw the streets closed off with instant Checkpoint Charlies everywhere.

It’s profoundly depressing seeing these changes brought on us by a few pieces of human slime.

And it’s unsettling wondering why we don’t need and have this level of security every day.

What is the right level of security for a thousand guys in funny hats and for all us New Yorkers?

: Time Warner staffers got disaster bags on their desks this week.