Not that it’s even remotely a surprise that our many low-information voters aren’t familiar with the federally-backed and subsequently failed solar-panel manufacturer and that they don’t tend to keep up with the minutiae of such sagas of epic government failure, but Solyndra is just so thoroughly representative of the utter hubris of the federal government picking economic winners and losers and presuming to know what’s good for us, that the actual numbers are like a dagger straight to my heart. From The Hill:

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that 58 percent of registered voters are unaware or unsure of the company, which went bankrupt in 2011 after receiving an Energy Department loan guarantee in 2009 to manufacture advanced solar panels.