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the national interest
Trump Threatening GM Over Its Plant Closure Is the Real ‘Gangster Government’
Trump has spent his brief political career systematically exposing the bad faith of every complaint Republicans made against Barack Obama.
Romney’s Insanely Dishonest Auto Bailout Defense
Remembering a not-too-distant time when Republicans decried “Gangster Government.”
Mitt Romney Tries to Cast Memory Spell Over Nation
He says he’s responsible for the survival of the auto industry.
Talk Box: Texas Governor Not Impressed With GM’s IPO
Rick Perry thinks private-sector acquisitions would have absorbed job loss if the government allowed
to go under.
Larry Summers Explains the Auto Bailout With Crazy Vietnam Analogies
A White House tell-all reveals that the people who run the country have big egos.
Ford Needs to Focus
Ford has been running a public-relations campaign promoting their lack of reliance on the government. But so far, it sounds pretty weak.
The Downturnaround Keeps Its Head When Everyone Around It Is Losing Theirs
Yes, the car companies are disintegrating, people are sinking their own boats, and major architectural landmarks are going for half price. But Hugo Lindgren spots a few glimmers of hope.
Is Bankruptcy the Answer for Automakers?
Today’s editorial pages are full of opinions on the Detroit mess.
$17.4 Billion Auto Bailout Approved
The president’s new plan puts responsibility in the lap of President-elect Obama.