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Crunch: Watch The Presidential Limo Get Stuck On A Bump

As Renee Montagne reported on Morning Edition, U.S. officials say President Obama wasn't in that particular armored limousine when one of the vehicles in his convoy got stuck on a bump Monday in Dublin.

But the mishap did bring the president's motorcade to a grinding (yes! we said it!) halt.

And thanks to the wonders of the Internet and citizen journalism, we can all watch the replay. Check out the oohs, aahs, laughs and boos:

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Update at 11 a.m. ET: It isn't easy to get "The Beast," as the president's limo is known, into and out of tight spaces — as this April 2009 video from the BBC shows.

(H/T to NPR's Erica Ryan.)

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