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What was Obama thinking when his car got stuck?

David Letterman thinks he knows what Barack Obama was thinking as ‘The Beast’ became stuck on a high ramp.
May 25th 2011, 7:47 AM 1,325 7

IT SEEMS THAT the media of the United States has been paying relatively close attention to the goings-on of Barack Obama’s tour of Europe – and has begun to crack some jokes about the fate of Obama’s heavyweight limousine.

The vehicle – nicknamed ‘the Beast’ due to its sheer weight and 10-inch bulletproof doors – became stuck on a particularly high ramp as the President was leaving the US embassy in Ballsbridge on Monday.

The hiccup caused a slight delay to Obama’s departure for Moneygall – and the US has heard all about it, judging by the treatment the incident got on CBS’s Late Night with David Letterman last night.

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Gavan Reilly

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