Skip to comments.Romney campaign aide claims auto bailout was Romney's idea
Posted on 04/28/2012 4:36:42 PM PDT by raulgomez05
One of Mitt Romney's top advisers said Saturday that President Obama's decision to bailout Chrysler and General Motors was actually Romney's idea.
"[Romney's] position on the bailout was exactly what President Obama followed. I know it infuriates them to hear that," Eric Fehrnstrom, senior adviser to the Romney campaign, said.
"The only economic success that President Obama has had is because he followed Mitt Romney's advice."
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Are they really that out of touch with their base, and what they think of Obama’s bailouts? If so, we’re in big trouble.
The rooster takes credit for the sunrise too.
First Romney/Obamacare, now we have more taxpayer dollars with Romney/Obama auto bailouts. These two are one and the same. If Romney wins (God forbid) we’ll still have four more years of Obama.
Lord help us!
while he’s at it he should take credit for tarp too. he’s toast if he believes that’s a good idea.
We have passed the rubicon, no turning back, it really doesn’t matter who wins the election....
I can’t stand Mitt, but I can’t believe he would stiff the bondholders in favor of the unions.
I’m not going to have any hair left by November.A curse on the political class who have brought this country to this sorry point in it’s history.
Welcome to the Neo Democrat party.
Eric Fehrnstrom is Mitt Romneys David Axelrod...And this guy is still working for the Romney campaign WHY?
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And so it was curious that when Mr. Fehrnstrom on Wednesday reached for a word to describe how Mr. Romney might pivot to the general election, the one that came tumbling from his mouth was Etch A Sketch, the childrens drawing toy in which nothing is ever permanent.
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Governor Romney holds out Erics counsel almost above all else, said Gail Gitcho, the campaigns communications director. He certainly is keeper of the Romney record. Hes been there from Day One.
20 years in politics as a multifaced liberal socialist hack pretending to be a conservative and NOW he has some explaining to do?
The GOP picked a hell of a time to launch a war on conservatives.
Even if Romney could beat 0bama (he can't) the GOP will not survive and IMO that is a good thing.
Perhaps we can start running conservatives once again and save the country before it's too late.
Pres. Bush started the bailout of both GM & Chrysler
WTF is the matter with this idiot?
Are they really stupid enough to try to claim they were for the bailouts?
Most stupid thing I ever heard.
And this idiot thinks this is a plus for Romney, Why?
Ford wasn’t bailed out.
Taken from another poster and this is the way it was.
The bailout was popular with many people, and “bankruptcy” was a dirty word to them. Opposing the bailout was one of the few times Romney actually took a principled conservative position that could have cost him votes.
And now he’s giving the Etch-A-Sketch a shake and trying to pretend it didn’t happen.
It’s a one party government between the republicans and democrats. Obama and Romney are indistinguishable and basically both candidates could run on one ticket. Republicans are a crony capitalist party supporting bailouts, rescue plans and big banks.
Exactly. GM WAS bankrupt. The only options were takeover, bankruptcy, or managed bankruptcy. In all three cases, most GM plants would continue to make cars, and most GM workers and retirees would continue to get something.
The problem with the Obama directed managed bankruptcy was that Obama stiffed everyone but the unions. Had a normal bankruptcy court directed the bankruptcy, the union contracts would have been voided and "the New" GM would likely be in an even better position than it is now.
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