What if Steve Jobs ran GM?

Summary:It's insane, but we live in an economy so bad, that some are suggesting that Apple CEO Steve Jobs either a) take over GM; or b) be appointed as federal government's "car czar" (anyone else loathe that term?) overseeing the bailout of the big three automakers.

picture-7a.pngIt's insane, but we live in an economy so bad, that some are suggesting that Apple CEO Steve Jobs either a) take over GM; or b) be appointed as federal government's "car czar" (anyone else loathe that term?) overseeing the bailout of the big three automakers. Really!

The comments on Digg about this latest rumor are definitely some of the funniest that I've read in a while. Some are laugh out loud hilarious. There's a screen shot of some of the better comments here, but you'll have to zoom in to read them.

Here's a sample of some of my favorites, but feel free to add your own in the TalkBack below:

Acceleration and braking would be handled with a single pedal.

It would drive slower in Redmond than it would in Cupertino.

You'd have a choice of: brushed aluminum.

Steering would be done via touchscreen.

You could only use Apple brand gasoline from Apple brand gas stations.

Good stuff. This is why I love the Internet :)

Topics: Government : US, Apple, Government, Hardware

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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