Running great, says Bush Motors

Regarding Rick Horowitz’s Sunday column, “Sorry, George, a lemon is a lemon”:

Me and the mister, we feel your pain, y’know? We were going to buy one of those Iraqas, too. We were having a hard time making up our minds about it, especially considering the way it was so flashy and pretty new and all – even came in three colors: red, blue, and yellow. So we went to the computer and plunked down some dough to check out its track record. Seems a lot of folks had some pretty harsh stuff to say about the Iraqa but when we tried to track them down for more information, they’d been evicted and fired from their jobs. Folks were saying they were “whiners” and “unpatriotic” for not buying the Iraqa, y’know?

Still, we stayed mum. See, our suspicions were up, but we were scared to say anything, y’know? Didn’t want to seem like “traitors.” Now everyone’s stuck with that lemon: our neighbors, their neighbors, our kids even. Seems like even our kids’ kids will be stuck with this thing. The worst part is, it’s hard to know who or what to believe anymore. Bush Cheney Motors are still saying it still runs great – but well, you know. I guess it just goes to show – you got to check it out for yourself. Can’t tell who’s got a buck to make or an ax to grind. Still … stuck with lemon.

Lisa Osborne


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