'Why?' one tenant inquired.
'Because we have been informed that if the snipers see anyone moving inside our building after dark, and one of the VIPs is being moved in our vicinity at that time, there is a chance someone will be shot, and we want to avoid that, so we think 'no exceptions' is the right policy on this issue.'
The bright side: The tenants were told to expect a three-hour security process for admission to the building each day during the event (involving navigation of three successive, increasingly severe security checkpoints) . . . but that leaving the secured area is expected to take no more than 90 minutes.