In my University of Georgia days, corn-based ethanol meant bourbon whiskey, or that stuff someone's uncle got from this guy he knew who made it in his woodlot but don't tell anyone. Don't drink it; it'll kill ya'. Instead, now we're supposed to drive on it?
A little light weekend reading:
Corn-Based Ethanol: Is This a Solution?
The message keeps repeating: we can't just find new things to drop in the gas tank.