Thursday, November 20, 2008

Dingell Gets the Ax

After their dismal performance at recent Congressional hearings, do you think the chief executives at the Big Three can see the writing on the wall?

The New York Times reports:
"Representative Henry A. Waxman of California ousted Representative John D. Dingell of Michigan from his post as chairman of the influential Committee on Energy and Commerce on Thursday, giving President-elect Barack Obama an advantage in his plans to promote efforts to combat global warming.

"Besides seating a committed environmentalist as head of the energy committee, the vote also removes one of the auto industry’s best friends from a key leadership post — further evidence of how much power the American car-makers, whose executives have been pleading for federal money, have lost in Congress."

1 comment:

  1. clean coal, uh huh. there's enough energy being produced today by the wind out in my Bay, it could power up most of the west side of Meesh-i-gan. We are a doomed species if we don't change.

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