Dodd speaks: Wagoner should move onDavid Welch
In any case, it tees up a question that has been burning for several years. Should Wagoner be fired? The problem with Dodd bringing this up is that Washington doesn’t really know anything about the auto industry. Dodd is no exception. He said in the beginning of the Senate hearings on an auto industry bridge loan Detroit ushered in an era of gas guzzling suvs. Well, Dodd has been in Congress since 1975. Suring that time, Congress never failed to pass up on closing a loophole in fuel-economy rules that would have made suvs impossible to sell, let alone become a two-decade phenomenon. So now, he feels qualified to fire Wagoner. He isn’t.
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