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Detroit Editorials Don't Support Striking Auto Workers

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As expected, the strike by 73,000 General Motors employees sparked huge coverage at Detroit's two major daily papers, which covered Page One with the story and filled six inside pages each with reports.

But if the striking auto workers are looking to the editorial pages of The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press for sympathy, they are not likely to find it.

In editorials today, neither paper showed support for the striking United Auto Workers, with the Free Press lashing out at both sides and the News urging the workers to make concessions for the good of the industry.

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