A good one from Kim Ruhl: Tesla Motors sells high-end electric cars direct to the consumer. But North Carolina’s car dealers have proposed a law prohibiting sales except through — wait for it — car dealers. Robert Glaser, president of the N.C. Automobile Dealers Association, comments, apparently without irony: “The whole point of the system is to protect the consumer.” Quote from here, more here.
“The point is to protect the consumer”May 14, 2013