So apparently the Obama Administration knew before the 2010 elections that Solyndra would fire workers.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-01-13/obama-aides-knew-solyndra-planned-2010-layoffs-e-mails-show.html

The Obama administration knew before the 2010 election that Solyndra LLC, a solar-panel maker that received a $535 million U.S. loan guarantee, planned to fire workers, according to e-mails released today.

The messages don’t indicate that anyone from the White House directed Solyndra to delay announcing the layoffs until after the vote. Previously released e-mails, indicating the Energy Department urged Solyndra to postpone the cuts, have been cited by House Republicans who say politics influenced Solyndra’s award and last-ditch rescue bid that put taxpayers behind $75 million in private investment.

“Here’s the deal — Solyndra is going to announce they are laying off 200 of their 1200 workers,” Heather Zichal, a White House adviser, wrote to Carol Browner, then director of the office of Energy and Climate Change Policy, and other officials on Oct. 27, 2010. “No es bueno.”


YmJmNTY2MyZvZj*w.gifvideo platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player

And CBS - that has consistently been favorable in its coverage to the Administration is now reporting that there are 11 more Solyndras in the Obama Energy Program:



So when the Democrats and some Republicans continue the line of attack of "vulture capitalists" - that may be precisely who people want in power in DC.