The U.S. automakers are again asking Congress for money, and public opinion thus far has been surprisingly negative about the prospect of more loans. So it really caught my ear when I heard Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm talk about the need for the loans on the NPR program Day to Day.
- she’s smart, well informed and articulate
- she’s not from within the auto industry (for example, doesn’t go to meetings by private jet)
- is able to tell the bigger story