Skip to comments.Secret Service using new $1.1 million buses for Obama Midwest trip (Taxpayer funded campaign buses)
Posted on 08/15/2011 4:13:59 PM PDT by tobyhill
President Barack Obama is traveling the Midwest on a new $1.1 million bus purchased by the Secret Service, an impenetrable-looking conveyance the size of a cross-country Greyhound, painted all in black, with dark tinted windows and flashing red and blue lights.
Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan emphasized that the bus wasnt purchased solely for the president and would be used for other dignitaries in the future. He said the agency has not previously had buses in its fleet and was overdue to get some since its had to protect politicians traveling by bus for decades.
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This should not be allowed.
This Obama twit thinks he is a rock star. We need to send him back to Chicago next year and make sure he stays there. Keep exposing him for the selfish, arrogant, little man that he is.
except when Sarah will need it, then the 0media will raise hell.
Notice no American flag on it, anywhere?
Right after he got congress to raise the debt limit, Obama then goes on a debt raising deficit tour of the US, which is actually his 2012 presidential camoaign. We are paying for it. We don’t have any say on it. This is his private party funded by us
Do those buses fit in a C-17 or do they need a C-5A?
Just to elaborate on these buses: They are also available for the Republican nominee. I would advise, in the strongest terms possible, that they Republican candidate in 2012 not use these buses. Let Obama look like the dark overlord he thinks he is riding around in the Darth Vadar-esque bus.
This is BS ,just rent a Circus truck from Ringling Brothers,it would fit this administration much better!
If the Secret Service deems this needed to protect a President; and it will be used in the future; then it's probably ok.
Presidents will always campaign like it or not. Seems silly to send a President out in an unarmored bus. They need to be protected like them or not.
My perception says that a lot of indys and even some Dems are getting p!ssed at Baraq’s regal lifestyle when the US economy has continued to tank.
We should encourage him to keep it up IMHO.
Infinitely worse than thinking he’s a rock star.
At least a rock star would have to pay for his amenities like a million dollar tour bus with money earned in the marketplace.
Obama’s using OUR money, and throwing it away exactly in the same manner as a tinhorn 3rd World dictator. He’s a “would-be” dictator and America “would be” a 3rd World country if he had his way.He is always busy SHRINKING this country so it finally becomes a perfect fit with him and the role he sees for himself.
Of course in this climate why the douchebag in chief would even be doing a bus tour on a brand new souped up ghetto bus is incomprehensible, but then this foreign jackass doesn't understand American values and sense of decorum.
These two Grifters make the Clintons look almost normal.
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