Skip to comments.On Obama's visit, presidential seal blew off his limo on I-76; it later was recovered
Posted on 07/02/2011 9:02:30 AM PDT by Indy Pendance
Just ask, ahem, President Obama. Seems the big guy lost a magnetic presidential seal that was affixed to the side of his limousine as he wrapped up a fundraising visit to Philly on Thursday.
The seal flew off the side of the limo and whipped by motorists in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 76, where it was presumed lost . . . until shortly before noon yesterday.
That's when a veteran Philadelphia police officer found the seal on the side of the highway, near the Montgomery Avenue exit, while he was assisting the driver of a disabled vehicle, said Cynthia Wofford, the special agent in charge of the U.S. Secret Service Philadelphia field office.
"The officer was a part of the presidential motorcade the night before," Wofford said. "It was turned over, so it wasn't so obvious, but he found it for us."
Wofford said members of the motorcade saw the seal fall from Obama's limo as it traveled on the expressway.
A handful of law-enforcement officials tried searching for the seal in the darkness on Thursday to no avail.
"We're very grateful. It's in my office now, but it will be shipped back to Washington, D.C.," Wofford said.
The Police Department declined to identify the officer.
Obama's presidential seal has made the news at least once before,
On Oct. 5, 2010, as the president was addressing Fortune magazine's 2010 Most Powerful Women Summit at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C., his speech was interrupted when the seal on the front of the lectern clattered to the floor.
The Seal keeps trying to escape.
Do you blame it? Nothing wants to be associated with this clown.
The poor thing is being shipped back in cuffs so it can not get away. I heard the Cops had to Tase it.
I’d have it up on E-bay in 5 seconds..
Kind of like the gingerbread man updated.
God does have a sense of humor.
Poor Presidential Seal. This is its second attempt at escape, that we know about. - I’m rootin’ for it to finally succeed. (Has this sort of thing happened to any of the past Presidents? I’ve never heard of it before; but Obama is a new experience for it. Poor baby!)
Bad JU-JU or MO-JO, definite a bad sign for his chances in ‘12
And Mother Nature says quietly:
Breaking MSNBC...George Bush snuck back in to the White House in the middle of the night and removed the glue on Obamas Presidential Seal! It is being investigated by Eric Holder. Obama may turn the case over to the World Court for prosecution. Details soon on Hardball.
How fast was the motorcade traveling?
Never mind. Traffic laws don’t apply to the president.
I’ve had magnetici Second Amendment Sisters signs on both front doors of my car for at least 7 years. They have never once blown off.
No way! Can you imagine how cool that'd look on the side of your car?
I heard it was found next to the Economy, in the ditch on the side of the road!
Bob Dylan - oh, so many years ago
“The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind...”
LOL! Nothing’s stopping you from taking your design down to Kinko’s and getting it printed.
that’s funny. I said the same thing. Great minds, eh????
Why isn’t the Presidential Seal Painted on?
Jinx as HELL!! SOB can’t stand him!!
Post of the Day!
Maybe it doubles up as a pimp-mobile after hours.
“I heard it was found next to the Economy, in the ditch on the side of the road!”
OOOOH good one!! I just wish the RNC was just as creative!
This makes twice for the seal to show as the Seal of Disapproval.
I’m trying to figure out the logistics here. Obama flies from Andrews AFB to Philadelphia on Air Force One. How did the Presidential Limo (plus escort vehicles) get there? Did someone drive them there in advance? Or did they use a C-5 or C-17 in addition to the 747?
The cost of fund raising trips that all Presidents and congress critters go on, should be taken out of whatever is raised and any remainder billed to the candidate or campaigner.
How much does it cost to scoot the president all around the nation to raise money? It would be cheaper just to pay the bastard.
Can you imagine being flipped off fifty times a day?
"Looks like you blew a seal."
"Naah, it's just ice cream."
Omen indeed. Rats and flies too.
Presidential seal falls off podium as Obama speaks
The presidential seal has fallen off President Barack Obama’s podium and clattered to the stage as Obama delivered a speech to a women’s conference.
Had I recovered it, my daughter’s 175 lb Great Dane would have done the butt scrub drag across it topped of by a passing hike-leg whiz before it was returned...
Omen indeed! It happened today, July 2nd, the day the delegates voted for independence in 1776, just outside of Philly (duh!) while the car was traveling east-bound—the opposite direction of our national expansion—a retrograde direction.
Karma is a .....!
Being driven by the Democrats!
I wonder if they’re worried about terrorism, and that’s why they tried so hard to recover it.
It was painted on, and had three coats of lacquer over it. Shows how bad it wanted off!
Yeah some homeboy will slap it on the side of his ghetto cruiser with 24 inch dubs and cruise right into the WH parking area.
The whole mess of the motorcade flies in.
And reaping the whirlwind.
The Seal escapes.... again! And it’s only been a little over a month since The Beast got stuck in Ireland.
They are magnetic, what does it say about the materials the doors are made of, that probably fall into don't ask what I do for a living territory....
With that said, is it more of a security breach than we realize....
I keep getting the feeling that G-d is trying to tell Obama somethign and he refuses to listen. I pray that he steps up his game(G-d) and helps save us from this maniac.
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