Shoot the Messenger in the Sexy Pontiac G6
Floundering GM to media critics: suck our tail pipe
The harsh news was like finding out your parents have backed out of their order of Girl Scout cookies after you called them poo-poo noses. Like the French taking back the Statue of Liberty after learning they got rooked in the Louisiana Purchase. Like...well, like a Pulitzer-winning auto writer with a penchant for the masterly metaphor losing his newspaper a huge advertising account.
No one could say that the subhead to Wednesday's Rumble Seat column in the Los Angeles Times was understated: "The Pontiac G6 is a sales flop. At General Motors, let the impeachment proceedings begin."