E85 Boondoggle of the Day: Caution. Worst. Video. Ever.

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago

One wonders how many entries the Renewable Fuels Association received for their “online ethanol contest” designed to “get a new generation of Americans, mainly college students, engaged in the promotion and support of ethanol.” Domesticfuel.com claims that this video was chosen by “thousands of people across the country.” Oh, wait! “From there, a panel of judges selected the final winner, based on creativity, quality and relevance. McAfee won a Macbook Air computer for his winning entry.” Anyway, it looks like we’re a bit late to this “story.” Never mind. “The Fuel-Flex Challenge was sponsored by the Kansas Corn Commission, the Kentucky Corn Growers Association, the United Sorghum Checkoff Program and the Renewable Fuels Association. The fun will continue this summer with the launch of a new photo contest. Stay tuned for more details.” We will!

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  • Wolven Wolven on Jun 26, 2009

    On the bright side... The most passionate anti-environmentalist bigot couldn't have created a better documentary on the IQ of the officials and "judges" of the Renewable Fuels Association.

  • Dolo54 Dolo54 on Jun 26, 2009

    Wow, that's really, er, corny?

  • TonyJZX TonyJZX on Jun 26, 2009

    i would happily send some recycled, reloaded ammunition his way post haste

  • Shaker Shaker on Jun 27, 2009

    Geez, that was awful. Edward Niedermeyer : And I thought I had the winner… Really (or am I misreading some sarcasm, there?). Touting ethanol's use in racing vehicles is misleading, at best, because they can be optimized to use it, as opposed to an E85 car's compromised efficiency, which has been well documented.