Westsiders Experience Traffic Trauma In Wake Of Obama-Related Street Closures
'Obama traffic' on the Miracle Mile.
Holy Obamanation: Westsiders haven't been this inconvenienced since Whole Foods ran out of almond scones in the Great Gluten-Free Shortage of '09. (The horror). Luckily, Westside street closures, including Santa Monica and Olympic boulevards through Century City and Beverly Hills, respectively, only lasted a few hours Monday evening as President Obama headed to and from a Democtratic fundraiser in Hancock Park.
Still, trauma set in for those missing their personal yoga training appointments and pet-therapy sessions as north-south streets such as Robertson and La Cienega Boulevards were stuffed with Germany's finest. The Beverly Hills Courier has coverage, and this video of Obama's motorcade cruising down Olympic:
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