By Doug Book, staff writer
Just when you thought crony handouts of taxpayer millions couldn’t get much worse than the White House managed Solyndra debacle, along comes the story of global warming shyster Al Gore and fledgling, plug-in hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive, Inc.
In 2009, Gore happened to be at an event hosted by the California venture capital firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfield and Byers. Of course, Al happened to be there because he is a PARTNER in the firm.
Well low and behold, Fisker CEO Henrik Fisker just happened to be there too and pitched Gore on the virtues of his 50 mile-per-battery-charged, $89,500 Karma luxury sedan. And Al, we are told, immediately handed Fisker a deposit for a new Karma motor car…green, probably.
For as we all know, Gore believes that “…a global shift of the automobile fleet toward electric vehicles, accompanying a shift toward renewable-energy generation, represents an important part … Continue Reading:Al Gore wangled $529 million taxpayer loan for electric cars made in Finland