For a number of years, whenever columnists lacked a subject for easy social commentary, they could wax effusive over America’s love affair with the gun or the automobile. They were veritable gold mines for the holier-than-thou journalist as each enabled a feigned good-natured but pointed ridicule of the cowboy mentality or macho image of man and his machine.
Unrealistic 'green' expectations must be lessened from autos
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