FDL Book Salon Welcomes Steven Rattner, Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry

By: Saturday October 30, 2010 1:59 pm

I come to Steven Rattner’s Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry from a very particular perspective. As a Michigander whose husband still works in the auto industry and whose town has benefited from battery subsidies, I’m a grateful direct beneficiary of the work the Obama Administration did to save the auto industry. But that also means I read this book, which might have been subtitled, “Wall Street gapes at Detroit” from the perspective, “Detroit gapes back at Wall Street.”

 

No, Rush Limbaugh – I Did Not Try to Crash My Toyota So That I Could Sue Them

By: Thursday July 15, 2010 10:30 am

I caught the drug-addicted draft dodging thrice divorced sex tourist on the radio the other day, and he had an interesting theory about Toyota and their unexpected acceleration recalls.

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