Presidential limo gets stuck in Ireland – Click above to watch the video after the break

This is no ordinary limousine. Rumored to be built on a heavy-duty truck chassis, this stretched Cadillac boasts armor plating all around, window glass thick enough to stop bullets and enough high-tech communications equipment to run the entire United States from the comfort of its leather-lined back seat. You'd think it would take a nuclear bomb to halt the progress of President Obama's black Cadillac.

Apparently, all it really takes is one particularly nasty speed bump.

Just below the break you'll find a video shot by a casual passer-by that shows the Presidential Limousine (also known as "The Beast") getting high-centered on the apparently oversize down-ramp that exits the parking lot of the American Embassy (in other words, on U.S. soil) in Dublin, Ireland.

Nobody can say for absolutely sure (except for the Secret Service, and they ain't talkin') whether POTUS was actually in this limo or not. Some are suggesting that this may have been a decoy, and, due to the quick response from the Commander in Chief's safety crew, we can't really say for sure how this fiasco ended up for President Obama or the First Lady, or if they were even in the car.

In any case, you should definitely check out the video after the break... if only to see – and more importantly hear – The Beast getting stuck entering Ireland. Thanks for the tip, Jay!


*UPDATE: New, much clearer and closer second video added after the jump.






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      Stinkyboy
      • 4 Years Ago
      Forget the terrorists, someone has to go after the speed bump manufacturers
      JaredN
      • 4 Years Ago
      That's embarrassing.
      kevinmauzey
      • 4 Years Ago
      Pretty sure the suspension collapsed. The noise is of something snapping in the front suspension.
      kevsflanagan
      • 4 Years Ago
      Bumper sticker on the rear should rear "No fat chicks.. car will scrape!" hehe it had to be said.
      • 4 Years Ago
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      Mustafa Sami ALTAS
      • 4 Years Ago
      Embarrassing...
      JC
      • 4 Years Ago
      This is not the newest presidential limo. This appears to be one of the older limos.
      Alex
      • 4 Years Ago
      "Wooooooooooooo" *CLUNK* "ooooooooooh" haha the audio is priceless Had one of these things come into my work when the Dalai Lama visited, may not be "The Beast" but they're still pretty badass
      Muttons
      • 4 Years Ago
      It was probably that crazy car sex dude. I heard he's banged up quite a few. Was the Presidential Limo #1001?
      X
      • 4 Years Ago
      Goodness,that thing is so heavy, probably has it own rockets.
      Hello Cyber Vee!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Not good to show a flaw in the security of our president!!!! Wow.......V
      pete2polly
      • 4 Years Ago
      Some one got their titty in a ringer for this one.
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