Argument: Poor US trade protection contributed to auto collapse
- Debate: Bailout of US automakers - pro argument.
Kate McLeod. "Help Detroit!". Wow O Wow. 2 Dec. 2008 - "Washington caused part of the problem by letting Japan manipulate its currency so it could sell cars cheap here. Foreigners have a hard time selling cars in Japan and there are no foreign factories. They kept us out and invaded here and Washington kept quiet about it."