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Calif. Rep. Blanks on What Solyndra Is -- Refers to It As Car Manufacturer


"I wish I had enough expense allowance to get one of those new 'S’s' that Solyndra’s going to make down there, the electric car."

Californian Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark is well known for being an atheist (a rarity for a U.S. politician) and for having a somewhat cantankerous disposition (especially when it comes opponents of President Obama’s signature healthcare law).

And now we can add one more thing to the list of fun facts about Rep. Stark: apparently, he has no idea what Solyndra is or what the now-defunct company used to produce. Or at least just had an embarrassing brain fart.

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