So Tragic It's Almost Funny

A couple of months ago Consumer Reports named Japanese cars as best in all 10 categories considered. A couple of weeks ago it was reported that for the first time Asian market share exceeded 40%. Yesterday Toyota announced they'd sold their 500,000th Prius.*

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(*But unlike "Chairman Chicken" Nardelli at Home Depot, Rick Wagoner at GM, usually one of my favorite punching bags, did show up with his Board to face the music—think "Stomp"—at the Annual Meeting.)