President Obama Suggests Romney Shoveling ‘A Load of You-Know-What’ (VIDEO)

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Source: ABC News

As Michigan Republicans headed to the polls Tuesday morning, President Obama delivered an aggressive defense of the bailout of the auto industry and his presidency in general, harshly criticizing GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney – though he never mentioned him by name.

“I’ve got to admit, it’s been funny to watch some of these folks completely try to rewrite history now that you’re back on your feet,” the president said to a raucous crowd at the United Auto Workers Convention. “The same folks who said if we went forward with our plan to rescue Detroit, ‘you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye.’”

In a November 2008 New York Times op-ed titled “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt,” Romney wrote, “If General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get the bailout that their chief executives asked for yesterday, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye. It won’t go overnight, but its demise will be virtually guaranteed.”

In a boisterous, excited tone, President Obama continued, criticizing Republicans who said “the workers made out like bandits in all of this; that saving the American auto industry was just about paying back unions. Really? I mean, even by the standards of this town, that’s a load of you-know-what.”

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  • Two things:

    1. The auto execs didn’t get the bailout they were looking for, they got much less.

    2. The automotive giants did go bankrupt, exactly what Romney said should happen.

    So basically Obama is claiming Romney was wrong, when he was 100% correct. The Big Three have stacked themselves on their feet because they were forced into bankruptcy by not receiving the $50B they asked for, which forced them to make real structural changes to their business.

    It won’t surprise me if the media completely ignore this simple fact and let The One pretend he isn’t the one peddling “you know what”.