For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: some inconvenient truths about Cash for Clunkers:
The White House and Congress may be giving the "cash for clunkers" program a reprieve, but one can't help wondering how many dealers and customers will have the confidence to go forward at this point. Things sound like a total mess in the showrooms. "There is absolute frustration across the board," Alex Kurkin, a lawyer based in Miami who represents several car dealerships, tells The Lede today. "As of this morning, they're not really confident about any deals, and no one can give them advice about what they should be telling their customers."
Watch the following must-see video about this matter -- surprisingly from the folks at the New York Times!!! -- and offer your thoughts.