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View Poll Results: 2009 Cadillac Presidential Limousine
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Uncool 13 20.97%
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2009 Cadillac Presidential Limousine

Well, you'll see it today in the news more than once, I'm pretty sure. So, I took the liberty of adding this special poll because I find it properly fitting with all that's going on today. The Secret Service refers to it as The Beast. Needless to say, it's heavily armored and its specs are classified. It is based on the Cadillac DTS.
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Understand the doors are constructed / sealed / latched similar to those on a 767, and take a similar amount of shove to close !!
 
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BTW, it's got all-wheel-drive.
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I really want to hate it........but it would look quite cool on your driveway, wouldn't it?
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It looks like a drug dealers ride.
It is soooo wrong to stereotype and is politically incorrect but all you'd need is a black man using it to cement the drug dealer image - Oh - the new Pres is a black man!!!!!
 
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Seriously uncool, especially with all the bouncers running alongside limiting speed to about 6mph.

That said, I think the new owner is pretty cool and I have high hopes this is the right guy for that job. I hope I'm right.

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Once again, a majority of people fail completely to understand how the cool wall works

Would gather effortless attention from all those who see it. Other traffic would get out of the way without thought, and you'd feel uber important being driven around in it, at any speed.

In fact, better to be driven ultra slowly in it, just to ensure that nobody misses out on the opportunity to gawp at who might be gracing their worthless little street with his/her presence.

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Once again, a majority of people fail completely to understand how the cool wall works

Would gather effortless attention from all those who see it. Other traffic would get out of the way without thought, and you'd feel uber important being driven around in it, at any speed.

In fact, better to be driven ultra slowly in it, just to ensure that nobody misses out on the opportunity to gawp at who might be gracing their worthless little street with his/her presence.

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Conversely, how uncool is that whole self-important 'look at me, aren't I super" bollux - even if he is the president of an ex-colony. So perhaps you miss the point on this occassion.
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Conversely, how uncool is that whole self-important 'look at me, aren't I super" bollux - even if he is the president of an ex-colony. So perhaps you miss the point on this occassion.
But the new prez absolutely oozes cool, apparently without even trying.

He's important, without a hint of self importance. (I'm sure it's there, but very well hidden under all the uber-cool)
 
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But the new prez absolutely oozes cool, apparently without even trying.

He's important, without a hint of self importance. (I'm sure it's there, but very well hidden under all the uber-cool)
HE is but the car isn't IMHO. Big difference!
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I want one
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Hate it,
 
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Sub zero...for a day that makes history.
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Sorry looks horrible: uncool!
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theres only one cool american car and thats the Dodge Viper
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Lame.
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A real James Bond car. It even has a button fire rockets...well nukes, but that's splitting hairs. I wouldn't want one - i couldn't afford to fill it for a start, but the gadgets alone make this car cool. Not sub zero though as it's very ugly.
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Seriously uncool because of the heaps and heaps of BS that surrounds it and simply because of its raison d'etre...
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Seriously uncool because of the heaps and heaps of BS that surrounds it and simply because of its raison d'etre...
Agreed and it's a Cadilac, the last cool Caddy's were circa 1962.
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I don't think it's the minders running alongside who limit it to 6mph.... I suspect it's the power/weight ratio. I reckon at 6mph it's pulling about 8,000 revs.

I think it's cool-ish, but not as cool as those old soviet limos that looked a bit like cadillacs but with bits falling off them.
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Seriously uncool.... it's an American car
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HE is but the car isn't IMHO. Big difference!
Nope, the owner makes the brand cool. It's the reason why so m any peeps drive these ridiculous 4x4's. Beckham (or insert alternative non-entity celeb here) has one.

They may not be to your taste, but like it or not, they have that ok magazine fueled cool factor.
 
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Bulitproof = but the car's ugly has hell
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Seriously uncool.... it's an American car
Care to explain?

Or should I believe that all Italian cars rust and have electrical problems??
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