Skip to comments.The so called “Bus Tour” was not a bus tour at all
Posted on 08/30/2011 9:12:10 AM PDT by el_chupacabra
This is really disgusting! The so called Bus Tour was not a bus tour at all ! An AP reporter said that Obama might have ridden these expensive buses only one mile at each stop. Therefore, it wasnt really a BUS TOUR! Obamaspent most of the BUS TOUR on an airplane traveling between stops. Itlooks like Obama has scammed the American people again........with the help of the liberal media. Its no damn telling just how much this show cost the American taxpayer. OBAMAS HYPOCRISY KNOWS NO BOUNDS !!! "Greyhound 1".... Secret Service Buys Two New $1.1 Million Buses For Three-Day Trip
President Barack Obama (C) walks to his bus as he arrives in Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minnesota, August 15, 2011, where he is to begin his three-day bus tour in the Midwest centering on ways to grow the economy. He FLYS into an airport somewhere in the midwest, hops into a brand new 1.1 Million $ bus, paid for by you and me, for a bus tour around the midwest, and after an hour or so, gets driven back to the airport for ANOTHER FLIGHT, lands at another airport where another 1.1 Million $ brand new black bus is waiting for him
and repeats all that until his midwest bustour is done?? Oh yes......and THEN he leaves on a 12 day vacation to Martha's Vineyard.......to REST UP from this campaign bus tour! And don't forget........those brand new shiny black buses arent DRIVEN to the location where they meet Obama. Those buses are loaded up on one or more C-17s. Then, they are flown to the destination ahead of AirForce- AND!.......this is REPEATED FOR EVERY CAMPAIGN STOP. On this 'bus tour', the Prez will lecture the 'little people' on how they need to live within their means and cut-back! Remember when very recently Obama told that family man to GO BUY A HYBRID VAN when he said he couldnt afford to fill up his truck???? Obama's 'carbon footprint' must be as large as most cities by now. All of this on the taxpayer's dime.....But remember, this is NOT a campaign trip - it is "Meet with the people" trip only! So that the DNC does NOT pay a cent for all of this.
Obamaspent... Obamaspend - I like it!
(And it made it through the spell checker!)
We here at FR had that travel tactic nailed to the floor 6 weeks ago.
Was chatting with Fats Domino a few years ago, actually more than a few, and asked how is bus tour was going. One of the guys in the band standing besides him said, Fat Man takes the plane, we take the bus. I guess (.)bama is no different except Fats paid for his plane rides.
Well, the bus did take a tour, clintechnically
The Potemkin bus tour - big surprise. These clowns make the Clintons appear honest and caring.
very cool !
Sounds like a 3 hour tour instead of a 3 day tour.
This is not news, it was reported the very first day of the so-called bus tour
All the SS men sit in the back of the bus.
Like the guys that ride their Harleys into Sturgis from their Motel in a nearby town where their motorhome and trailer sit, because they towed it from their hometown...
What a poser.
I confess that when I heard about the bus tour I thought the security would be a nightmare. And he is hated enough to need the best.
To really do it properly his bus would need a perimiter of M1A2 Abrams tanks.
If this can be confirmed Drudge needs to have it on his front page to show the world what a fraud Oblahblah's "bus tour" was.
But heres the thing: Apparently President Obama only rode the buses for a couple of miles at a time, spending the rest of the time flying from community to community in Air Force One. Whats more, the buses were flown from stop to stop as well. Its normal practice for the Presidents entire motorcade to be loaded up on cargo planes and flown from destination to destination. The buses were just a new part of that motorcade.
But why wouldnt the presidential limousine have sufficed? Or one of the other armored vehicles that routinely travel with the President? Apparently because the President wanted the imagery of a bus. And buses are what he got.