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'Pence has fouled our paradise': Furious Michiganders slam the vice president after his motorcade descended on car-free Mackinac Island

'Pence has fouled our paradise': Furious Michiganders slam the vice president after his motorcade descended on car-free Mackinac Island
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Vice President Mike Pence traveled by an eight-car motorcade on Mackinac Island.




The island is a natural gem in the state of Michigan, attracting nearly a million visitors annually.




After videos of Pence's motorcade on the car-free island circulated on social media, furious Michiganders slammed Pence's choice of travel.




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Motorized vehicles have been banned on one of Michigan's prized natural possessions since 1898 — save for emergency and construction vehicles.
But on September 21, eight cars descended upon Mackinac Island as part of Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade. Paul Egan of the Detroit Free Press was first to capture and share the historic moment:
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Vice President Mike Pence leaves the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island Saturday in an eight-vehicle motorcade — the island's first ever. pic.twitter.com/p0IgewX09K
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