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PHOTO CAPTION: President Barrack Obama slips into Chevrolet Volt electric car during visit to Michigan.

Is the Chevy Volt a White Elephant in Green Garb?

PBS producer and host of White House Chronicle Llewellyn King thinks so.

Published: 17-Jul-2010

Can white elephants come in green?

President Barack Obama flew to Holland, Mich., on Thursday to attend groundbreaking ceremonies for a new lithium-ion battery plant, which the White House advertised as an example of federal stimulus grants at work and a gateway to a clean-energy future.

Great stuff -- if you don't look too hard.

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