Ed Driscoll

As Always, Life Imitates P.J. O'Rourke

As O’Rourke said in his new book, Driving Like Crazy:

“Pity the poor American car when Congress and the White House get through with it,” he said. “A light-weight vehicle with a small carbon footprint using alternative energy and renewable resources to operate in a sustainable way– When I was a kid, we called it a Schwinn.”

Actually, Honda’s new Segway-meets-unicycle toy vehicle is starting to make the Schwinn seem pretty cool by comparison:

Personal Transportation, 1962:

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Personal Transportation, 2009:

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