Vice President Joe Biden caught a lot of pundits by surprise Wednesday when he announced that he would not be joining the 2016 race for the White House. But it was Biden’s motorcade that managed to catch The Washington Examiner’s Byron York by surprise, leaving him free to take inventory of the vice president’s traffic footprint.

That really does destroy our image of Biden blazing around D.C. in a convertible.

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We suppose there’s no use pointing out that this is the man who on Monday called climate change “deadly serious” and “the most consequential issue of our time.” So, excessive or not?

Now this is a motorcade.