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Friday, December 12, 2008

UAW Blames Southern GOP Senators

The UAW had the audacity to lash out against southern senators who voted against the auto union bailout. UAW President Gettelfinger opposed any union concessions, instead betting that the government would bail out his union's excessive benefit patterns over the past several decades.

And after playing a game of chicken, the UAW appears like it might win, with President Bush considering using TARP funds to rescue the inefficient, mismanaged U.S. auto companies.

By the way, I'm curious why Congress isn't interested in finding out how much Gettelfinger makes or how he travels to Washington, as they were with the CEOs of the Big 3.