‘And Just in Case You’re Wondering, We Did Not Fly In on Private Jets’
Last night, sixteen auto workers from Detroit packed into four cars (American-made, of course) and drove to Washington, where they met up with colleagues from four other states this morning to urge Congress to pass a bill to bailout the auto industry.
Speaking on Capitol Hill, active and retired union leaders voiced frustration that they were being asked to make concessions when Wall Street firms and banks were bailed out without preconditions.
I’ll have a full piece this afternoon on the auto workers’ take on the debate over the bailout. Stay tuned.