Glad to see President Bush is finally starting to pay some attention to the US automakers more than once every two years. We're happy the President's going to be gracing two plants today with his royal presence, and we're hopeful it, along with a potential meeting next week, signals an increasing realization of the importance of US manufacturing. Although we've got to tell you that when visiting US automakers represent the linchpin in your gameplan for increasing your approval ratings, you've got some serious issues.
Bush visit to Ford, GM may smooth tensions [MSNBC.com]
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