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Obama Limo Towed Away after Wrong ‘Fill’er Up’

When nothing can go wrong, something usually does. Everything was carefully planned for Obama’s visit – except for the man who put the wrong kind of gasoline in Obama’s limo.
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One of the American staff taking care of President Barack Obama’s visit put the wrong gas in the president’s limousine, disabling it and leaving officials scurrying for a replacement stored in Jordan.

The staff member, whose face should be red as a beet, apparently got mixed up between benzene and diesel fuel.

The president’s personal limousines arrived separately on one of two large C-17 cargo planes that also brought two of the president’s Marine One helicopters, Black Hawk helicopters, hundreds of security guards, and a “nuclear briefcase,” Yisrael HaYom reported Wednesday.

One of the limousines was supposed to wait for President Obama in Jerusalem, where he arrived by helicopter.

After the foul-up was discovered, before the president landed at Ben Gurion Airport, an American helicopter flew to Jordan to bring the second limousine. Details were sketchy, but it may have been the second of the president’s limo that was on hand for the president’s short visit there before he flies back home from Israel Friday afternoon.

The limo is an armored Chevrolet known as “The Beast,” as illustrated in the video below.

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About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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22 Responses to “Obama Limo Towed Away after Wrong ‘Fill’er Up’”

  1. Adam Fein says:

    since when does a limo run on diesel? well done secret service….

  2. Yehuda Cohen says:

    With all the intelligence, high tect, research and large amounts of money along with years of developments, it took a simple ignoramous to disable the beast.

  3. Yehuda Cohen says:

    With all the intelligence, high tect, research and large amounts of money along with years of developments, it took a simple ignoramous to disable the beast.

  4. love it, best thing that could happen to 0-dummy.

  5. Alex Perez says:

    Give that guy a Medal LOL Priceless!

  6. Cash Pup says:

    so how much will all this cost the taxpayer?

  7. the yellow pump handles over in those parts are for CAMEL PISS not unleaded , what a dumb ass , n yet these dumb asses have jobs , that's our ****IN DUMB ASS Government for ya.

  8. Surprised he did not request a donkey be waiting for him..for the ride into Jerusalem.

  9. I hope there is more chaos awaiting him.

  10. They named the car "The Beast"!

  11. Good, now his limo runs like the U.S.

  12. Alex Perez says:

    and the tag is 666 ? LOL

  13. The limo does run on diesel. The media screwed up.

  14. Role Guy says:

    Who wrote this article? The idiot with the limo did not put the wrong "gas" in the car, ANY gas woudl be wrong, since it has a diesel motor. The correct word in the statement would be "fuel", not gas. Where are the editors who should review these reports before posting them? Reporters are not as well trained or educated as they used to be a few years ago.

  15. Role Guy says:

    What happens when they give the guy in the back seat the wrong "fuel"? Seems like he has already stalled out.

  16. You racist don't just don't stop. don't worry leavitt it will be O-dummy giving your racist mamma the flag when you come home in a body bag *******!

  17. Larry Evans says:

    It is called the Beast by the company that built it because of all the armor and how tough it is.

  18. The "limo" is a Chevrolet truck disguised as a Cadillac. The truck has a diesel engine.

  19. The "limo" is a Chevrolet truck disguised as a Cadillac. The truck has a diesel engine.

  20. Losers with no class sound just like you.

  21. Alex, If President Obama was indeed the Devil, you Republicans would eager to deal with him.

  22. Chaos for the President of The United States of America is damaging to our country, traitor.

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