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Video: South Park Episode Not A Good Exit Strategy For GM

Posted By Gerrit Lansing On May 29, 2009 @ 4:20 pm In Ongoing Priorities | Comments Disabled

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens noticed [1]that President Obama’s policy initiatives resemble a 1998 South Park episode in which grand plans are formulated with a beginning and a successful ending, yet without the requisite how-to in the middle.

When it comes to the handling of GM, we couldn’t agree more. It’s clear the administration had no idea what it was getting itself into [2] when they relented to the UAW’s powerful lobby and lent taxpayer money to the struggling carmaker. Nevermind that the UAW is one of the main reasons that GM found itself in a ditch. [3]

For months now, Heritage’s James Gattuso has been detailing why this is a bad idea. [4]Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, may not be as eloquent but they make a good point nonetheless:

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[1] the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens noticed : http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124329131991652291.html

[2] had no idea what it was getting itself into: http://www.foundry.org/2009/05/29/government-motors-exit-strategy-needed/

[3] Nevermind that the UAW is one of the main reasons that GM found itself in a ditch.: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Economy/wm2162.cfm

[4] Heritage’s James Gattuso has been detailing why this is a bad idea. : http://www.heritage.org/Research/Economy/WM2133.cfm

[5] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe6kGJDGctU&feature=related

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