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December 17, 2008

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Alan

In the end the automakers will get their bailout money. But they still will have to re-structure. When the whole world was building fuel-efficient cars, they were building gas-guzzlers!

Mike C

Most importantly, leaders are supposed to lead, not just follow public opinion.

Amen!

"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch."
-- Benjamin Franklin

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Sir Winston Churchill

Just curious, how do we get politicians to lead instead of pander to the lowest common denominator?

Maybe I'm elitist, but what do you describe above is clearly why the average Joe really shouldn't have any input to policy decisions. The complexities and subtleties involved are well beyond most people's critical reasoning skills and clearly one can change the opinion of the sheep by changing a few words here and there in the question.

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