Six years ago, Hummer was a perfect metaphor for America: Gleefully belligerent muscle passing for greatness. Now, alas, the Chinese own it. Hey, it's still a perfect metaphor for America!
China's Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co will buy the fleet of armored metaphors for $150 million dollars, which is even less
than the already-embarrassing $500 million figure thrown around in
June. That still might be overpaying. Hummers cannot be long for world
with $4 gasoline. I wish the boys of STHIMC the best.
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