Argument: Bailout will preserve place of autos in American identity

Issue Report: Bailout of US automakers


Kate McLeod. “Help Detroit!”. Wow O Wow. 2 Dec. 2008 – “You know something? Maybe we’ll lend them money and they won’t make it anyway. But these companies were pretty good to us for a long time. They won the Second World War by making us the Arsenal of Democracy. They built the cars we wanted. Raise your hand if your heart doesn’t skip a beat every time you see a pristine ’57 Chevy V-8 convertible?”