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.
While McCain has brought in three times more money from the oil and gas industry, Obama is the favored candidate of executives from several of the biggest companies, including ExxonMobil, according to reports from Federal Election Commission as of July 29, 2008.
It's clear that the real money is in oil rather than automobiles, so isn't the obvious solution for General Motors to merge with Exxon Mobil and for this new entity -- let's call them GenExx MoMo -- to give away cars for free?
Of 46 international oil companies, including firms from China, India and Russia that had their eye on the first major oil deals in post-Saddam Iraq, guess who got the gig? Exxon-Mobil, Shell, Total and BP!