Sunday, May 29, 2011

Doofus Of The Day #482

Today's winner is the Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

The new chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee was criticizing Republicans who opposed President Obama's bailout of the American automakers union, oh, no, make that American automakers.

"If it were up to the candidates for president on the Republican side," said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, "we would be driving foreign cars. They would have let the auto industry in America go down the tubes."

So Michael O'Brien of The Hill newspaper went and checked what kind of automobile loyal-American-car-supporter Debbie Wasserman Schultz owns.

Yup, you guessed it -- Japanese.

There's more at the link.

To make matters even worse, Ms. Schultz drives a 2010 Nissan Infiniti FX35 - a model built exclusively in Japan, not in Nissan's North American plants.

Will Ms. Schultz apologize? Will she now buy a US-made vehicle? If you expect either step, I have this bridge in Brooklyn I'll be glad to sell you. Cash only, please, and in small bills.

Meanwhile, Rep. Schultz wins our Doofus Of The Day award. If I had a Hypocrite Of The Day award, I'd give her that one, too!



MrGarabaldi said...

Most liberal democraps will not buy American vehicles, they already hate American exceptionalism and believe that other cultures are superior. Their own beliefs translate into their vehicle purchases.

trailbee said...

Now might not be the time or place to say this, but I've been driving Honda Civics for twenty years. I plan to get another one in Dec. and want it built in Japan. The only union people that will handle my car will be the stevedores taking it off some freighter, not some hung-over, drug abusing, alcoholic line worker putting his mitts on it on either a Monday or a Friday. Sorry!

Unknown said...

The American auto manufacturers could have stopped the importation of Japanese cars back in the 70's, simply by selling the American consumers the cars we wanted. THAT is the real reason behind the downfall of the Big Three. Of course, the unions didn't help when they demanded more than a reasonable share of a SHRINKING pie. Competition made this country great; complacency will be it's downfall.