|God Bless Ya Joe|
"Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday thanked Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford Jr. “for saving our ass.” The vice president was referring to the 2008-2009 auto crisis, according to the pool report.
Ford was the lone American automaker to not receive government bailout aid.
“Mark my words — not just in automobiles, but manufacturing coming back to America,” said Biden. “It's coming back because we have a legal system that protects people's contract rights, where intellectual property is protected.
Biden also predicted the revival of Detroit, home to the nation’s auto industry, and the largest American municipality to declare bankruptcy.
“This is not only an important city, but an iconic city,” said Biden. “It represents, symbolizes the manufacturing might of the United States of America all through the 20th century.....”
I guess Joe forgot about THIS.