16 Sep '11, 8pm

Graph of the Day: Cost of Solyndra's Failure Vs. Cost of Military 'Boondoggles' : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Graph of the Day: Cost of Solyndra's Failure Vs. Cost of Military 'Boondoggles' Photo Credit: Andreas Demmelbauer via Flickr /CC BY Everybody's talking about the Solyndra bankruptcy, mostly because opponents of clean energy want us to be talking about them . It's a non-scandal of the truest kind, despite what Fox's breathless punditry would have you believe. So. Want to see how big of a deal, scandal or not, all this really is? Below, check out this graph, via Phil Bump , that shows the size of the lost investment in Solyndra compared to some other bad investments our government has made. It made me laugh out loud: View the entire comment thread.

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