Friday, October 31, 2008

"Carbon army" hopes to grab slice of New Deal cash

That's Reuters' headline. I'm still looking for a name for the carbon insiders. Under consideration:
Carbon cartel?
Carbonistas?
Carbo├▒eros?
Carboratchiks?
or more obscurely (yeah right) the tetravalents.
Carbonari has already been taken. Hmmm...
From Reuters:
A growing "carbon army" of environmentalists, bankers and investors has seized on official backing last week for major public spending announced in Britain and the United States....MORE
Classic Baptists and Bootleggers (three page PDF by the man who coined the term)

Update: A reader emails that Carbo├▒eros reminds her of the SUV Marge Simpson drove in the "Last Temptation of Krust" episode:
Canyonero