Thursday, August 19, 2010

Something New: The Presidential Motorcade

I was super excited to hear that Mr.President was coming to Seattle! Whenever I hear someone "Famous" is in town, I try to sneak a peak. Most of the time I get a big F for failure, and I guess you could probably just give me a C for this one.
I didn't get to SEE The PRESIDENT, but I did get to see a couple secret service men and his Motorcade in action, which was actually pretty amazing!
Please excuse the photo quality, this was from 28 floors up at work. I work in the building connected to the Westin Hotel where the President came to speak in support of Senator Murray.
When I walked into the Hotel Tuesday morning, I was greeted by 3 or 4 men in black suits with ear buds. How handsome we dress our secret service men! Right after the motorcycle police dropped off the President at the Westin Hotel they parked up all the way up Virginia (Picture above). After He was done speaking the motorcycles met with the SUV's, Limo's, Vans and emergency vehicles and escorted him to the express lanes to head up to the Madrona area.I think he's probably in one of the black vehicles... somewhere....
I doubt I'll ever witness a motorcade again, but it was pretty exciting!

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