I have met 2 very contented owners of the new saloon/sedan. I have an
old 9-5 estate, which has given me excellent service for 10+ years and
which I am nudging (without spending tooooo much) towards the day when
the new SportWagon (bloody silly name, in my view) is introduced. Then
I'll give it a try. Then I'll decide whether to buy, or whether to go
German. I would simply like to have the choice, an informed choice,
> GUEST wrote:
> Short-term stability assured. Phew!
I bet it will be over
for a few years, the only reason that Saab is still "alive"
is that the Swedish State still donating a lot of money the whole
Then they realise that it is impossible to save them and they stop
donate our taxmoney it will be over.
Well, a veto is a veto is a veto. There's not much point in having the
power of veto if someone else has any ability to 'force' you not to
exercise it. There is nothing to be applied but moral pressure; the
threat to Swedish jobs, for example. There may some scope for
retaliatory action such as a boycott or punitive import tariffs on GM
products, but that would risk being [well] vetoed by the EU competition
That's why the permanent members of the UN Security Council each have a
veto. The USA consistently uses its veto in support of the Israeli
government, however egregious and 'illegal' its actions, despite howls
of impotent outrage from the Arab countries.
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