Obama administration pressured Solyndra to delay layoffs for political gain

Ed Morrissey HotAir.com 11/15/2011

The Washington Post broke this story earlier this morning. Does anyone want to argue that Solyndra isn’t a scandal now?

The Obama administration urged officers of the struggling solar company Solyndra to postpone announcing planned layoffs until after the November 2010 midterm elections, newly released e-mails show. …

Solyndra’s chief executive […]

Obama Bundler and Solyndra Investor George Kaiser, Boasts of Milking Federal Government for Millions

Trevor Loudon New Zeal 9/21/2011

Crony capitalism, or as I prefer to call it, fascism, is an ugly thing.

This casual looting of the US taxpayer is hideous. Listen to how the audience laughs at this corruption.

 

Related: Solyndra employees speak out about mismanagement and sloppy spending

…“After we got the loan guarantee, […]

Surprise: Solyndra execs to take the Fifth at congressional hearings next week

Allahpundit HotAir.com 9/20/2011

That’s not what they said would happen last week. Remember? Philip Klein, September 13:

[GOP Rep. Cliff] Stearns, speaking to bloggers at the Heritage Foundation, said the executives called the committee staff yesterday and asked whether they would be allowed to delay their testimony until next week. If they were granted the […]