Everyone knows that commuting around Los Angeles can be largely a matter of hurry up and wait thanks to the insane number of vehicles on the road. So you might think that the man responsible for mass transit and traffic in LA would set an example by driving something bit smaller and more efficient. But NOOOO!! Jaime de la Vega, Los Angeles' transportation chief, gets around in a Hummer H3. Admittedly, the H3 is smaller than the H1 and H2, but at almost 2 1/2 tons, this thing is hardly a responsible choice. When Los Angeles Times writer Steve Lopez tried to question de la Vega about the issue, he just sat there and clammed up like a little kid caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Read all about in the LA Times at the Read link.
[Source: Los Angeles Times via a tip from Darin]