Labor Secretary buys Canadian built SUV

This is too delicious - and ignorant - not to blog about. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis junked her limo and bought a Chevy Equinox to ride around Washington in. She was very pleased with herself, telling the Christian Science Monitor, "What better example could I set if I encouraged my staff to go and purchase and seek how we could acquire a vehicle that would for me would send a signal that we're for supporting our American workers, American-made products, fuel efficient as well." The only problem is that the SUV was built in Canada, by Canadian workers, using all Canadian parts: To show her support for American workers, President Obama's labor secretary, Hilda Solis, has junked the standard black limo and purchased a new Chevrolet Equinox to ride around Washington in. The problem: the crossover SUV is built and assembled in Canada from parts also made in Canada. Solis proudly arrived at a media breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor today in the shiny silver vehicle, which...(Read Full Post)