Limousine Liberals? You Bet. Number of Government-Provided Limos Soars Under Obama...

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    Much of the 73 percent increase—111 of the 174 additional limos—took place in fiscal 2009, more than eight months of which corresponded with Obama’s first year in office. However, some of those purchases could reflect requests made by the Bush administration during an appropriations process that would have begun in the spring of 2008.

    The GSA said its limousine numbers are not reliable, even though the federal fleet numbers are officially recorded every year. In a statement, GSA spokeswoman Sara Merriam said, “The categories in the Fleet Report are overly broad, and the term 'limousine' is not defined,” adding that “vehicles represented as limousines can range from protective duty vehicles to sedans.” Asked whether the GSA actually knows how many limos it has in its fleet, Merriam responded that GSA “cannot say that its report accurately reflects the number of limousines.”
     
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    Hmmmm

    So 111 were bought by Bush
    and 63 by Obama
     
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    The second paragraph is even more comical.
     
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    GSA usually replaces vehicles one for one. If it was ordered during the 09' budget it doesn't mean Bush ordered them. The story itself only claims they "could" have been ordered then. Besides, Obama didn't have to keep all of the other limos in service during the worst economy since the Great Depression. He always has the option to get rid of any unused vehicles. Word went out last year that they were planning on reducing the DOD fleet by 30%, but that never happened.
     
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    So all of Obama's Liberal buddies are going to give their Limos back? Hmm?
     
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    Are they limos? I'm sorry, I thought your story said it wasn't sure if they were even limos.
     
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    I see here another overt attempt to blame Bush.

    They can't say for sure when they were orderd (yet most went to Hillary's State Department).

    They also can't track how many vehicles were limos or say for sure what a limo is.

    I sense the usual fuzzy Obama Administration accounting practices.
     
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    The term 'Limousine Liberal' is justified. This proves it.
     

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