NEWS: Mitt Romney said about the auto bailout, writing this op-ed... ROMNEY: ... Let detroit go bankrupt... NEWS: ...arguing if General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get the bailout, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye.
CHYRON: "Government resources were helpful and essential to get them back on their feet." - Mitt Romney, Toledo Blade 7/18/12
ROMNEY: The Government wrote those checks. Wasted money. ...wrote checks to the auto industry... ...don't write them a check.
CHYRON: "My view is this, that taxpayer assistance to the industry would occur and could occur" - Mitt Romney, Toledo Blade 7/18/12
ROMNEY: If you just write a check, you're gonna see these companies go out of business ultimately... ...The bailout program was not a success.
CHYRON: "The companies have come back stronger. I'm glad that they were saved." - Mitt Romney, Toledo Blade 7/18/12
ROMNEY: Let's try it again. Okay? ROMNEY: Help was given, the companies got back on their feet. So, I'll take a lot of credit for the fact that this industry's come back.
CHYRON: Do we really want a President who dances around the issues?