'Cash For Clunkers' Broke

Less than a month after it began, the federal "Cash for Clunkers" program—which provides owners of older vehicles with a $4,500 credit toward the purchase of a more fuel-efficient car—has run out of money. What do you think?

  • “Oh, well. I still think I can get a better offer from another government."”

    Theo Cleary –
    Propeller Inspector

  • “"Great, first they end my local toys-for-guns program, and now this. Soon no one's going to reward you for acquiring things that make the world a shitty place."”

    Paul Bachman –
    Lacquer Polisher

  • “This is a slippery slope. First you're helping people pay for cars, then you're socializing health care, and the next thing you know you're making shaky black-and-white films with blurry close-ups of broken glasses and bloodstains. Where does it end?"”

    Lucy Wenc –
    Building Inspector

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