As if it weren't bad enough that Toyota crushed our proud domestic auto industry by making quality, fuel-efficient cars, the company now has to shame us further by stealing our heritage. This fall, Toyota took to the road with Saatchi & Saatchi and visited select high-school football teams across the country for Line of Scrimmage, an ultra-folksy take on what's goin' on in small-town America, the last safe haven for freedom-loving car buyers. What will happen to GM if there are no football moms left buying Yukons to take their kids to practice in? And to Ford if the Tundra becomes the football-coach truck of choice over the F150? Not even the U.S. government can save the Big Three if Toyota wins the battle in the small-town trenches. Then they'll just have to be saved by zero.
—Posted by Jeremy Greenfield