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Bailout firms give to Republicans who opposed the bailout

This is really one of the saddest things I’ve seen today. Most Republicans did not support the “bailout” legislation and aggressively attacked the Democrats over it. The Washington Post reports that 23 firms that received over $1bn (£634m) in government funds have made political contributions, mostly to Republicans. The companies include car-maker General Motors and

As much as I respect Michael Whouley’s reputation. Why work for GM?

He really doesn’t have to do this at all. General Motors has hired Michael Whouley, among the Democratic Party’s “most respected organizers of grass-roots politics,” in “a sign the company’s fight for survival has become as much about politics and public image as business acumen,” reports the Detroit News. The move comes as “even some