Sure, Minnesota's economy is in the tank, but be thankful we don't live in Michigan.The plight of the auto industry prompted the Detroit Free Press to publish a Page 1 editorial today pleading for a bailout from the taxpayers. Here's my favorite line: "No one here is enthused about the idea of extending government money to a private industry with so many self-inflicted wounds. But the automakers deserve credit for real gains, including products on par with their world rivals and plants that operate among the best in the business.'' Really? Those are the products we're not buying in sufficient numbers to keep the companies in business without a huge assist from the federal government, correct? Interesting argument.
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