Fox News reported May 31, 2011: "A new report from a watchdog group shows that the number of limousines owned by the federal government rose by 73 percent during the first two years of President Obama's administration. The State Department was the recipient of most the new luxury vehicles." Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/05/31/limousine-liberals-report-shows-government-limo-fleet-swelling/#ixzz1O93Hep4R
I understand that the big guy needs big cars and planes to travel around spreading his message of hope and change and all that jazz. And yet, all of the travel-- and the means of travel-- hurts the Obama Administration's credibility when it comes to pushing energy savings rules.
The Obama's Administration is all about regulations to reduce carbon emissions, even though these regulations can hurt small business and our competitiveness in the world because these things cost money. If it's really worth the sacrifice, you'd think Obama would lead by example.
From The National Review, July 30, 2010: Clean Vehicle Tour? The Carbon Footprint of Obama's Detroit Visit