The Double Standard Debate on Banks, Autos

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Mar 31, 2009 8:45 AM
I was on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue last night with David Shuster and Firedoglake's Jane Hamshire. Here's the segment on the double standard between the auto industry and the banking industry (my part comes in at about the 3:48 mark):

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... One note, regarding the unfairness of this, I mistakenly said "Lehman Bros. gets bailed out and others fail" -- obviously, it was the other way around (Lehman Bros. was allowed to fail while everyone else was bailed out) -- though the point that government is picking winners and losers remains true.