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Miami Herald: Obama turns to recovery in auto industry as example of economic success amid bad news

by Lisa Mathias

Among reports of 9.1 percent unemployment, President Obama visited Toledo, Ohio to highlight the success of Chrysler, which he had decided to bailout after the economic collapse 3 years ago. Peter Nicholas from the Miami Herald turned to The WG’s David Winston for insight:

“He’s struggling to find something he can go out and talk about,” said David Winston, a Republican strategist.
The president is relying on the fact that “Chrysler still exists and didn’t disappear under his watch,” Winston said. “It’s not really a great statement of success.”

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