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Fox New’s Malleable Universe: Tesla Edition

by on May 25, 2013

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

It’s where deniers live. Cafeteria style reality. Watch the progression as they go from bashing, to sucking up, to Tesla Motors.

Business Insider:

DETROIT (Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. on Wednesday paid off its U.S. Department of Energy loan nine years earlier than required, using money raised last week in a stock and debt offering.

The automaker said on Wednesday that it wired $451.8 million to repay the full loan with interest.

“I would like to thank the Department of Energy and the members of Congress and their staffs that worked hard to create the (Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing) program, and particularly the American taxpayer from whom these funds originate,” Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a statement. “I hope we did you proud.”

Republicans have criticized the Obama administration‘s support of new-technology companies, including struggling automaker Fisker Automotive Inc, as well as…

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