So, remember that lawsuit by the automakers against states implementing California’s clean air standards? The one I said might be dismissed, um, several weeks ago? Breaking: it wasn’t dismissed!

In fact, the trial is rolling along, and the whiny-ass-titty-baby automakers are in court right now arguing that they don’t have the smarts, money, or time to boost their fuel efficiency, and anyway, American consumers demand big, inefficient cars. Why, they won’t accept anything less!

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Poor, poor automakers.

Remember when the ingenuity and creativity of American industry was envied the world over? When did the political and financial elites in this country become such fearful, clingy, backward-looking wussies?

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