Not a Single Chevy Volt in the Downgrade Parade?

You’d think they’d have put a Volt in Obama’s bus tour motorcade for a little symbolic promotion of the most “green” administration ever. Maybe they were afraid the batteries would have drained somewhere between Moline and Bettendorf:


My favorite comment at YouTube is “funeral procession for the economy.”

It’s important to note that there used to be Volts in Obama’s motorcade. In the above video, see that space between the first wave of police cars and the actual motorcade? That was occupied by a bunch of Shriners driving Volts, but they got laid off two days ago.

Update: Those two $1.1 million buses were manufactured in… Canada.

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