Two Women, Two Potential Assassins Out On the Street

09/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Two women, two potential presidential assassins, are free today, 34 years after they attempted to assassinate Pres. Gerald Ford.

Has the Secret Service learned anything from Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme and Sara Jane Moore, which will help them in their attempts to protect Pres. Obama?

Some things to think about:

The Secret Service is working doggedly to protect the president, using every possible tool at their disposal, and expanding the threat assessment concept of who those may be?

The "Housewife" profile of Sara Jane Moore, has prompted the Secret Service to commit the time and energy of one Secret Service agent to study, full time, the personality profile of Sara Jane Moore in an attempt to use this information as a tool in thwarting another assassination attempt by someone else "off the radar" as was Moore.

The frightening question that made Moore's attempt all the more amazing was that authorities had apprehended her a day earlier and had confiscated her first gun!

That Fromme and Moore, two potential assassins, have been released from prison is historically significant. This has never happened in the history of the United States.