You've probably heard claims about those inefficient UAW members supposedly making $70 an hour, including benefits, making unions the prime culprit in the failures of the Big 3 automakers. But it's all a big lie.
We wanted to make a song describing the inseparability of our inflated notion of American glory associated with our automotive industry in the very style of the 70's power-pop songs that helped create the notion itself.
Listening to the auto execs this week, you'd think it would have offered a humble moment for them to come clean on their mistakes. But no, they continue to deny any responsibility for the mess they are in.