Tesla Motors (TSLA +0.1%) doesn't show any ill effect of getting mentioned in a negative light...

|About: Tesla Motors (TSLA)|By:, SA News Editor

Tesla Motors (TSLA +0.1%) doesn't show any ill effect of getting mentioned in a negative light at the final debate between President Obama and Governor Romney. The automaker took in $465M in interest-bearing loans from DOE in 2009 under a program originally created by the Bush administration, but the candidates differ dramatically on the involvement of the government with a private company such as Tesla. The big picture: A maturing Tesla is likely could be unaffected by the election if its business model is truly viable. (debate transcript)