Republican nominee Mitt Romney claims he played a big part in recovering the auto industry. We're taking a closer look at this story from the Current community. Check it out and add your two cents:
Submitted by FreeSpiritMuse
Mitt Romney believes he deserves a lot of credit for the auto industry's turnaround. Romney's 2008 piece, "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt," has already been previously slammed by Democrats, Republicans and auto industry insiders. Romney said the President Obama followed his lead that the industry needed to enter a "managed bankruptcy" process in order to fully recover.
"I pushed the idea of a managed bankruptcy, and finally when that was done, and help was given, the companies got back on their feet," Romney said in an interview inside a Cleveland-area auto parts maker. "So, I'll take a lot of credit for the fact that this industry has come back."
The Obama campaign pounced on Romney's statement Monday night, calling it "a new low in dishonesty" and calling on him to have "the courage and integrity" to admit he was wrong.
The community responds:
lazloman: "Bwahahahahahaha!!!! Romney saved Detroit! Bwahahahahaha! Hey Obama, Romney loosened for you! Bwahahahahahahaha!"
FreeSpiritMuse: "He seems to be a compulsive liar or believes we all have memory loss. He can't rewrite history or take credit for this."
bailey78: "I have to think to myself. What else is he willing to lie about ?"
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