As If You Needed Further Proof...
Inspired by the widespread failure and shear ineffectiveness of all the recent attempts in this country to curb inner-city violence through gun buyback programs, Senator Dianne Feinstein is now looking replicate that "success" by taking the same "logical" approach to ridding the world of all the evil, planet-killing SUV's and small trucks out there.
Yes, they want a nationwide, taxpayer-funded SUV buyback program.
And, like the gun buyback programs, the perfectly functional vehicles turned in will be scrapped for good. You wouldn't want to have any affordable, used vehicles available on the market for lower-income people in northern climates who have to drive to work in the snow, now, would you?
No doubt, it's FOR THE CHIKLDRENTM. Don't ask me how, exactly. It just is. Chuck Schumer said so.
Full text of House and Senate bills here and here.