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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Obama Touts Automakers’ Comeback

“With some of the economic indicators looking a bit dicey, President Obama traveled to Ohio last week to tout what the administration considers a good-news story: the rescue of the domestic automobile industry. In fact, he also made it the subject of his weekly radio address…. What we found is one of the most misleading collections of assertions we have seen in a short presidential speech. Virtually every claim by the president regarding the auto industry needs an asterisk, just like the fine print in that too-good-to-be-true car loan.” (Washington Post)

A politician playing loose with the facts?

FEE Timely Classic
“Government Motors” by Michael Heberling