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Only 300 Million For A New Car Battery?

Logan did a post on it, but what I want to know is why McCain is being so cheap about it? Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Monday

Logan did a post on it, but what I want to know is why McCain is being so cheap about it?

Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Monday that the search for alternatives to the country's dependence on foreign oil is so urgent that he's willing to throw money at it.

The Arizona senator proposed a $300 million prize for whoever can develop a better automobile battery, and $5,000 tax credits for consumers who buy new zero-emission vehicles. The latest proposal is in addition to his support for overturning the federal ban on offshore oil drilling..read on

I'd say after I develop it, I should be paid not one cent less then 500 million dollars. Now who's going to help me? Are you with me? Let's ask Charlie Black if he feels this contest is a big advantage for McCain---as much as a possible terrorist attack would be.

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