Absolutely true. The VW fanboys are still out there and constantly trying to deflect blame for their corporate masters continual screw ups. Nothing can ever be VW's fault so it must be yours, or mine, or the EPA's, etc., etc., etc. The human psyche never ceases to amaze (and amuse) me.
There was a little girl,
Who had a little curl,
Right in the middle of her forehead.
When she was good,
She was very good indeed,
But when she was bad she was horrid.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hear! Hear! I too remember the 1970's air quality. We are in a far far better situation now. I work on ships. In the 80's, early 90's you would be able to see the air of our port cities dozens, maybe hundreds, of miles before you made actual landfall. Gradually that has cleared up. Compare that...
It wasn't the car I wanted to buy. I wanted to buy a car that conformed to environmental regulations. That's what I thought I was doing. It was VW's deception which resulted in this car purchase. And yet we STILL have people applauding, even celebrating this deception, and blaming the EPA for...