29 Oct '12, 10pm

Video: President Obama reveals secret Chevy Volt joy ride to Jay Leno

Video: President Obama reveals secret Chevy Volt joy ride to Jay Leno

President Barack Obama has been near a Chevrolet Volt before, but he never got to drive one more than a few few. That changed recently when a Volt-driving friend came to the White House for a visit and let Obama take it for a spin on the grounds. It became the source of a "secret" the president revealed to Jay Leno last week on The Tonight Show . Secret Service agents didn't like it very much, and made sure the gates were shut tight so that the president couldn't race down the streets of Washington "That was my big joy ride. Three times around the South Lawn driveway," Obama joked with Leno. "It was wild." You can watch the exchange below . Conservative pundits likely have taken jabs at Obama's relationship with the car. Earlier this year, they were joking around that the Volt would replace Joe Biden as Obama's running mate . The Chevy Volt seems to represent all they find...

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