If you haven’t already watched the clip on every other righty blog in America, behold the “clang” heard ’round the world. (O wasn’t in the stuck car, apparently, but the one right behind it.) What you’re seeing here is eight tons of fine GM craftsmanship slam instantly to a halt — on the grounds of the U.S. embassy, no less. Damn DrewM for beating me to the punch on the obligatory “metaphor of the day” gag.

The crowds over there seem to love him, but between this and having to leave early to stay ahead of the ash cloud drifting over from Iceland, he’s had a rough day so far. No wonder he ended up hitting the pub; that’s your second clip below. Exit quotation: “Is feidir linn.”