The problem with our medical system is too complex for me to discuss here, on a gorgeous indian summer day.
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Consumer Reports does an about-face about the Tesla.
A little over a month later, the Elon Musk marketing check appears to have bounced, because not only did Consumer Reports yank, literally, its glowing September review, leading to the following 404-ed page...I have never thought of Consumer Reports as truly unbiased, and apparently I am not the only person who has come to that conclusion. Their hit piece on the Suzuki Samurai--which was fatal to that model, and which also did serious damage to the make in this country--was almost entirely based on faulty testing methodology.
... but has come out with the following unabashed hit job on the car.
And this, too, is too complicated for me to discuss on a gorgeous indian summer day. But the fact that Consumer Reports gave the Tesla a 100 rating without even testing it is a telling fact.
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And Lord, is it a gorgeous day. It's in the seventies, it's sunny, it's pleasant--the only thing marring it is the high winds; when I went out to the store their flags were standing straight out from the poles. A day like this is great, temperature-wise, for riding a motorcycle, but riding in that kind of wind is no fun at all so the bike remains garaged. *sigh*
I hit the store for some supplies, including the ingredients for chili-cheese fries; I got out of there for $41.98--two cents short of $42, dang it--and only after I was home and unloading the truck did I realize that I'd forgotten to get the fries themselves.
Well, we're having hot dogs tonight, anyway, and I get get the curly fries tomorrow. Good enough for me.
And now, it's time to relax and enjoy my days off.