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Sealed with a diss
What is the deal with the President Obama and the presidential seal?
It seems the famous insignia has a problem recognizing the commander in chief, or maybe just his eligibility for office, because it keeps detaching itself from the nation’s top Democrat.
The seal on Obama’s official limousine, known as “the Beast,” flew off the limo on an interstate highway near Philadelphia this summer.
The seal was thought to be lost until a city police officer found it on the side of the highway.
The Secret Service said members of Obama’s motorcade actually saw the seal become unhinged from the Beast as it rolled down the highway, and a group of law-enforcement officers hunted for the item unsuccessfully in the dark.
This is not the first time the presidential seal has rejected this president.
In 2010, during an address in Washington, D.C., another presidential seal plunged off the front of the podium and landed on the floor.
“Aw, goodness. That’s all right,” Obama said. “All of you know who I am. But I’m sure there’s somebody back there that’s really nervous right now. Don’t you think? They’re sweatin’ bullets back there right now.”
Meanwhile in November, Obama’s popularity, or lack thereof, became an international sensation when a Russian TV newswoman apparently flipped the American president the bird during one of her newscasts.
At least Obama can revel in the fact that he’s still No. 1 in that newscaster’s mind.