"We're going to build these products in America," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday. "We're going to employ Americans. I think that's a strong economic record."Fantastic. So the five people in America who actually drive electric cars will have an abundance of batteries.
I know Obama is all about the "green economy", but the market for electric car batteries isn't exactly hopping these days. And creating more supply in a market that lacks demand is, well, dumb. How about creating jobs in a sector that is actually economically viable?