A Democratic Congress, unwilling or unable to approve a $25 billion bailout for Detroit's Big Three, appears ready to punt the automakers' fate to a lame-duck Republican president. Caught in the middle of a who-blinks-first standoff are legions of manufacturing firms and auto dealers — and millions of Americans' jobs — after Senate Democrats canceled a showdown vote that had been expected Thursday. President George W. Bush has "no appetite" to act on his own.Howie P.S.: Maybe Holy Joe can get reach across the aisle and pull out those fire hoses (see below). No..wait a minute Joe. Forget the hoses, we need shovels and sand, stat!!
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
"AUTO BAILOUT ON ICE"