Just in case you don’t feel that General Motors received enough of your tax dollars when the “government” bailed them out here is your chance to rectify that situation.
Because electric cars are such a great idea, and the free market is just not smart enough to realize this, the government has to incentivize you to leave your Luddite ways behind and embrace the future. And this incentive will come in the form of $7,500 rebate when you purchase a new Chevy Volt.
Your Mandarin would like to send out a special thanks to Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) for giving him and the rest of those that pay income taxes the privilege of ensuring that the UAW will continue to collect union dues to fund her re-election campaign.
The Mandarin, whose real name is 吏恆, joined the order in 1309, and introduced the Gormogons into England during the 18th Century.
The Mandarin enjoys spending time with his pet manticore, Βάρἰκος, or Barry (who can be found in the Bestiary). When not in the Castle…well, frankly, nobody is quite sure where he goes.
The Mandarin popularized the fine art of “gut booting,” by which he delivers a powerful kick to the stomach of anyone that annoys him. Although nearly universal today, the act of gut booting or threatening someone or something with a gut boot is solely due to him.