No Denial: ‘Son Of Detroit’ Profited from Bailout - and Jobs Shipped to China

Most viewers had little idea what Obama was talking about or why Romney felt the need to rebut him so specifically. But their coded exchange almost certainly referred to an investigative report that broke wide on the Internet, without much attention from the mainstream media so far — Greg Palast's article in The Nation magazine, exposing Romney's huge profits from Delphi, a crucial auto parts company, that moved nearly all of its jobs to China after ... Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu
Tags Help
Subjects: World, U.S., Politics, Business
Member Tags: vulture capitalism
Editorial Help
Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Oct 26, 2012 - 1:29 PM PDT
Content Type: Article
Edit Lock: This story can be edited
Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Oct 26, 2012 - 1:32 PM PDT

Reviews

Show All | Notes | Comments | Quotes | Links
Randy Morrow
4.4
by Randy Morrow - Oct. 27, 2012

Taking Delphi bankrupt under the management of Singer and Romney’s other partners didn’t create jobs or security for Delphi’s American workers. After ... More »

See Full Review » (11 answers)
Dwight Rousu
4.6
by Dwight Rousu - Oct. 27, 2012

They stiffed the company’s pensioners, pocketed the bailout funds and moved all but four of the firm’s 29 plants to China. More »

See Full Review » (11 answers)

Comments on this story Help (BETA)

NT Rating | My Rating

Ratings

4.3

Good
from 4 reviews (33% confidence)
Quality
4.2
Facts
4.5
Fairness
3.8
Sourcing
4.0
Style
4.3
Context
4.3
Depth
3.7
Enterprise
3.7
Relevance
5.0
Popularity
4.4
Recommendation
4.8
Credibility
4.3
# Reviews
2.0
# Views
5.0
# Likes
1.0
# Emails
1.0
More
How our ratings work »
(See these related stories.)

Links Help

  • Greg Palast: Mitt Romney Made Millions From the Auto Bailout Pending

    Posted by Dwight Rousu
  • Mitt Romney's Bailout Bonanza

    Of the twenty-nine Delphi plants operating in the United States when the hedge funders began buying up control, only four remain, with not a single union production worker. ...
    Posted by Tanya J. Maurer
  • Romney Jeep Ad Continues To Provoke Controversy

    The exact language of the ad may fall within the boundaries of truth, but the message it imparts is fanciful and misleading.
    Posted by Tanya J. Maurer