Watch Obama's Historic Announcement on the Death of Bin Laden

President Obama's statements on the death of Osama bin Laden ushered in one of the greatest moments of collective catharsis in American history. Though only nine minutes in length, the excellent speech managed to incorporate tactical details, an acknowledgment of profound grief, an entreaty for religious tolerance,… » 5/02/11 12:36am 5/02/11 12:36am

Obama Doesn't Care About Car People, Won't Attend Detroit Auto Show

President Obama will not be coming to the Detroit Auto Show because, as you know — even when you invest billions of our dollars in the auto industry, only a crazy person would fly into Detroit in January. God, why is the damn auto show in January? A real President would have changed that. [Detroit News] » 1/07/10 2:30pm 1/07/10 2:30pm

Ballyhoed New CAFE Standards Riddled With Hummer-Sized Loopholes

When Obama unveiled new fuel standards we decried the end of fun cars and pointed out how far most automakers are from meeting new-for-2016 fuel standards. It turns out, thanks to Hummer-sized loopholes like your car's air-conditioning, automakers should be able to meet them with little fear. » 5/22/09 12:00pm 5/22/09 12:00pm