Danny Callen wrote:
> "G.T." <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>Danny Callen wrote:
>>>"Kiem Madvanen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>What a bunch of total bull****.
>>I thought it was pretty accurate.
> Sorry if I sound offensive but are you freakin' kidding?
I thought it was pretty accurate.
> That kind of ignorance is hilarious!
Then start pointing out all the "ignorance".
"They tend to like fine restaurants a lot more than off-road driving."
"Bradsher quotes a former Ford market researcher who says the SUV craze is 'about not letting
anything get in your way, and at the extreme, about intimidating others to get out of your way.'"
"baby boomers have embraced the four-wheel-drive SUV as a symbol of their ability to defy the
conventions of old age, of their independence and 'outdoorsiness,'".
"The occupant death rate in SUVs is 6 percent higher than it is for cars – 8 percent higher in the
largest SUVs. The main reason is that SUVs carry a high risk of rollover; 62 percent of SUV deaths
in 2000 occurred in rollover accidents."
"Government researchers have found that a behemoth like the four-ton Chevy Tahoe kills 122 people
for every 1 million models on the road; by comparison, the Honda Accord only kills 21."
"But if soccer moms and office-park dads really need to ferry a lot of people around, they could
simply get a large car or a minivan."
Sounds accurate to me. Your name is really Danielle and you own a Navigator to take your kids to
soccer practice, huh?
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