The Washington Times - November 17, 2008, 08:33AM

Automakers have spent millions of dollars lobbying lawmakers, Jen Haberkorn reports today.

It’s not surprising, really.  Everybody lobbies, and it costs a pretty penny.

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Still, if only the automakers had taken some of that money and spent it on making really good cars — or on researching good car names, at least.

I mean, who really wants to be seen driving a Neon?  It’s an inert gas.  If there are two things people won’t admit to, it’s being inert and having gas.