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At Least Fisker's Cars Didn't Spontaneously Catch Fire...Oh, Wait

Pundit-Pete Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 4:24 AM
It'll make a great story. And you just wrote it. Great job! What do you think are the chances I'll get my money back from Fisker? They keep sending me letters saying that they're temporarily out of the Obama Presidential Limited Edition model I ordered, but I'm beginning to doubt their story. Should I be worried? —Progressive Pete
arpy2912 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 8:59 AM
What! You worry? Alfred E. Neuman might have done it better. Don't worry Pete, They will make u[p
a new program to fix the existing program which was broken when initiated, and then repeat steps
1 thru 3. See. Everything's gonna be o.k.

If you’ve come in late to the movie the Life and Death of Fisker Automotive, you might get the impression that the only thing that stood between success and failure for the electric car company was their inability to meet a few milestones that the government imposed.

In reality, the biggest problem Fisker faced in their quest for success wasn’t the milestones the government gave them, but rather the money the government gave them.

“The electric carmaker,” reports CNN, “which laid off 75% of its employees earlier this month, missed its first loan payment to the...