Why is it-
The banks get a bailout 100 times what the autos wanted?
The banks get to pay dividends to their shareholders with taxpayer funds, but the autos are prohibited from doing so?
The banks get to give bonuses with taxpayer funds, but the autos are prohibited from doing so?
The banks get no strings attached, but the autos needed detailed plans?
The banks get the money for years, but the autos have to pay it back in 90 days?
The banks don’t have to make any changes, but the auto workers need to make huge concessions?
Why the current administration loves the banking, lending class, but hates the working, manufacturing class?
“In announcing the plan, Bush said the companies’ workers should agree to wage and work rules that are competitive with foreign automakers by the end of next year. Under the White House plan, the government will …in effect partially nationaliz[e] the industry.”