Leaner, greener, faster, stronger? Oh, GM.

Poor GM. It not only got “repossessed” by the U.S. government, now it’s kicking itself in the ass in a new round of television and print ads.

Some gems from the 60-second TV ad:

“There was a time when eight different brands made sense. Not anymore.”

“…the only chapter we’re focused on, is Chapter 1” — a nice play on the company’s Monday Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

The U.S. government may wind up owning up to 60 percent of GM. I’m not sure how I feel about it. Who’s rescuing the smaller companies that are truly in trouble because of the economy and not because of poor accounting and big-ass bonuses given for shitty company management?

Time will tell if GM can survive.

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