Huge Press Release that just popped online from the FTC. Tesla should put out a PR themselves and this should generate multiple news stories in the MSM. FTC Staff: Missouri and New Jersey Should Repeal Their Prohibitions on Direct-to-Consumer Auto Sales by Manufacturers | Federal Trade Commission Money quote: “FTC staff offer no opinion on whether automobile distribution through independent dealerships is superior or inferior to direct distribution by manufacturers. . . .[C]onsumers are the ones best situated to choose for themselves both the cars they want to buy and how they want to buy them,” the staff states. The Commission vote to issue each of the staff comments was 5-0."