Despite my conservative leanings, I must admit I’ve been pretty excited about hybrid cars. The half-electric cars are what every freemarket capitalist wants to see in a green program — save the environment and some cash too. I figured I’d probably buy one in a few years since the extra cost would be offset by the enormous savings in gas mileage.

Apparently, Consumer Reports would beg to differ. Check out this blog that sums up the big MPG savings. That’s disappointing.