Did You Know...

   

Blame the sequester: Presidential limo breaks down in Israel

Share
By Doug Powers  •  March 20, 2013 02:39 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

Whoops:

null

A limo shipped from Washington, D.C. to taxi President Obama around Israel failed and had to be towed in Jerusalem.

The president hadn’t yet arrived in the country when the malfunction occurred. He arrived in Tel Aviv Tuesday.

“One of our vehicles is experiencing mechanical problems. This is why we bring multiple vehicles and a mechanic on trips,” according to a Secret Service spokesman, Agent Edwin Donovan.

The Secret Service ships a number of limos for each presidential trip.

CNN reported the limo suffered a case of auto indigestion because a driver filled it up with gasoline instead of diesel.

I’d have guessed that a member of the Secret Service who heard Obama’s energy speech the other day instinctively filled the tank with algae.

One of the limos had a problem in Dublin, Ireland a couple of years ago (but for a different reason), so the car isn’t quite as unstoppable as had been previously reported.

Here’s video of President Obama’s arrival in Israel, shortly after The Beast was towed away:

Update:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:
Posted in: Barack Obama,Israel

Former State Department diplomat describes effort to scrub damaging Benghazi docs

September 16, 2014 09:52 AM by Doug Powers

maxwellattkisson

Drip. Drip.

Obama earns Nobel Peace Prize in role play as ISIS adviser

September 14, 2014 10:56 AM by Doug Powers

obamasueme

Hope & Change, terrorist-style

Obama admin has their bases covered on ‘war’ or ‘no war’ with ISIS

September 12, 2014 04:12 PM by Doug Powers

kerry

Mixed Message Shock & Awe

Congressional Democrats demand greater transparency … from the NFL

September 11, 2014 05:26 PM by Doug Powers

laughter

The jokes never end.


Categories: Barack Obama, Democrats

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook