Flipped through old XKCDs this morning while waiting for a supplier to call me back. Re-read this one and for whatever reason, I realized that it is a perfect way to describe how the Big 3 (particularly GM) used to operate when it came to compacts and subcompacts starting in the 70s. So let's go through history a bit, shall we?

Hey GM



Remember all those times

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You made a shitty small car to fight imports

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And then admitted it was bad when you announced the next one

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And promised everyone that with this new car, you finally figured it out

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Only to repeat the cycle again?

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Nothing too deep is meant by this, just found it all really amusing that the cycle only broke once old GM was finally shot in the head.