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Obama marked down

Welcome Instapundit Readers!!

Seems Obama memorabilia is on clearance.  Even at the Food Mart near Lost Hills, California off I-5, these “collectors'” plates hadn’t been selling well until today — when they had many travelers journeying between the two deep blue metropolitan areas of the (once-)Golden State:

Thanks Glenn for linking so quickly!

WaPo runs Solyndra story on day after Christmas

The left-leaning daily in our nation’s capital is finally reporting on an Obama administration scandal, but do wonder if they are doing so deliberately on a day when most people aren’t paying much attention to the news.

At least they do report how “infused” the green technology program was “at every level“:

Meant to create jobs and cut reliance on foreign oil, Obama’s green-technology program was infused with politics at every level, The Washington Post found in an analysis of thousands of memos, company records and internal ­e-mails. Political considerations were raised repeatedly by company investors, Energy Department bureaucrats and White House officials.

The records, some previously unreported, show that when warned that financial disaster might lie ahead, the administration remained steadfast in its support for Solyndra.

Via Instapundit.