Friedman on the auto industry bailout

Tom Friedman, writing in today’s NYT, about the same topic I covered yesterday.

The blame for this travesty not only belongs to the auto executives, but must be shared equally with the entire Michigan delegation in the House and Senate, virtually all of whom, year after year, voted however the Detroit automakers and unions instructed them to vote. That shielded General Motors, Ford and Chrysler from environmental concerns, mileage concerns and the full impact of global competition that could have forced Detroit to adapt long ago.

He also points to a WSJ column by Paul Ingrasia, which can be found here.

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