Did You Know...


Presidential Limo Not As Unstoppable as Previously Reported

By Doug Powers  •  May 23, 2011 01:29 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

Barack Obama’s presidential limo was designed to be virtually unstoppable:

The vehicle, referred to by the Secret Service as “the beast,” will reportedly feature heavy armor that is at least 5 inches thick and comes complete with run-flat tires, bulletproof glass and a completely sealed interior to ward off a chemical attack, among many other high-tech security features.

Pretty impressive — but there is one vulnerability that engineers of future presidential limos might want to address: Nothing can stop The Beast… except curbs.

Today in Ireland, Obama’s limo did its best impression of the US economy trying to drive over the stimulus:

The “Moe hits Curly in the head with a ball peen hammer” wacky sound-effect is certainly a bonus.

The delay turned out to be a welcome one, because FLOTUS needed some extra time to fix her hair.

Update: President Obama is leaving Ireland early because of volcanic ash — that is, if Air Force One can make it over that curb to the runway at Dublin airport.

(h/t MRC)

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Barack Obama

Obama and Clinton once again gunning for ‘Firearm Salesperson of the Year’ trophy

October 6, 2015 09:07 AM by Doug Powers


Unwittingly good for business

Live from New York, it’s a 6-minute campaign ad for Hillary Clinton! (a Sunday open thread)

October 4, 2015 11:03 AM by Doug Powers


Satire within a satire

Joe Biden schools people who think the 2nd Amendment mentions bazookas and F-15s

October 2, 2015 02:11 PM by Doug Powers


Straw men in the crosshairs

Hey look, Obama was right… the 1980’s ARE calling

September 30, 2015 09:10 PM by Doug Powers


Anybody seen the re-set button?

Another day, another ‘Obama administration caught off guard by…’ story

September 29, 2015 10:11 AM by Doug Powers


Didn’t see that one coming… again

Categories: Al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Democrats, Iran, Iraq, John Kerry, United Nations

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook