Car CrazyThe rest of the piece veers around a bit, making some good points and missing some essentials about why this is both economically and morally rotten, but the last paragraph is on target about the absurdity of the situation:
Bankrupt companies making 39 mpg autos. Are we nuts?
One thing seems certain by 2016: Taxpayers will be paying Detroit to make the cars Americans don't want, and then they will pay again either through (trust us) a gas tax or with a purchase subsidy. Even the French must think we're nuts.Leave it to the Collectivist-in-Charge to out-French the French.