Skip to comments.Obama causes massive rush hour traffic jam in D.C. after stopping by the press secretary's
Posted on 05/20/2014 10:42:06 AM PDT by C19fan
President Obama's decision to top by his press secretary's daughter's little league game has angered many D.C. residents after his motorcade added to the beltway's rush hour traffic.
'Consequences of living in DC, traffic stopped by Whitehurst Freeway for a motorcade,' Twitter user Meg Cerullo wrote while posting a picture of the bumper-to-bumper traffic. 'My campaign platform: No presidential clogging-up of major streets between hours of 8am and 7pm,' Washington-based New York Times reporter Annie Lowrey tweeted. 'UMM BARRY, YOU CAN'T BE COMING DOWN K STREET WITH YOUR ENTIRE MOTORCADE AT 5:19 PM CAUSING ALL THIS TRAFFIC!' another Twitter user with the handle @wamps27 wrote. The pit stop at the playing fields lasted only 12 minutes but the traffic lasted much longer. The President seemed unaware of the trouble his visit would cause the backlog, focusing his attention on the pint-sized players when he was on the field.
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The Compost never mentioned how Obama caused major disruptions to people trying get around DC. It takes the British Press to bring out the REST OF THE STORY.
STOP ! I must play with my subjects
I keep seeing the image back in medieval times ...
A noble travels down a road with his entourage and all the serfs are forced off to make way for his highness.
in this instance “His Lowness”.
DC votes for me, why should I care?
The kids probably throw a ball better than this idiot.
Sorry, no sympathy - all those bitching DC residents are probably employed by Fedzilla anyway, or by crony-capitalists looking for government money.
OK, let’s set aside for the moment any animus that people here have against Obama. If President A has press secretary B, whose child is engaged in a sports game, and the President, as a special favor to his/her press secretary, wants to attend the game, should he not do it because s/he is the President? I would think, for example, that a helicopter flight would be less likely to snarl traffic, and if secret service were to go to the athletic field ahead of time in regular traffic and set up as they would usually do, then it wouldn’t be nearly as much of an issue.
But that would be no fun at all!
It is the SS not him. Bunch of hacks with a job I’ll give him a pass on this one