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Race Played Role in Obama Car Dealer Closures

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Race Played Role in Obama Car Dealer Closures
By William Tate
The Obama administration, already under fire for unprecedented allegations of racial bias, faces a new bias claim from a most unlikely source: one of the administration's own inspectors general.

Decisions on which car dealerships to close as part of the auto industry bailout -- closures the Obama administration forced on General Motors and Chrysler -- were based in part on race and gender, according to a report by Troubled Asset Relief Program Special Inspector General Neal M. Barofsky.

[D]ealerships were retained because they were recently appointed, were key wholesale parts dealers, or were minority- or woman-owned dealerships. [Emphasis added.]


Thus, to meet numbers forced on them by the Obama administration, General Motors and Chrysler were forced to shutter other, potentially more viable, dealerships. The livelihood of potentially tens of thousands of families was thus eliminated simply because their dealerships were not minority- or woman-owned.
American Thinker: Race Played Role in Obama Car Dealer Closures

Based on the Inspector Generals report
 

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The American Thinker is an obvious right wing think tank.
 

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Since when was the American stinker mainstream? This should be in the conspiracy forum.
 

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Doesn't really matter what site it's linked from. The report itself says exactly what the OP says it does. What it does not do, however, is link Obama to those decisions.
 

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Doesn't really matter what site it's linked from. The report itself says exactly what the OP says it does. What it does not do, however, is link Obama to those decisions.
Actually it does not link Obama to those decisions

http://www.sigtarp.gov/reports/audi...educe Their Dealership Networks 7_19_2010.pdf

It is a PDF that I can not quote, but look at the bottom of page 17 and top of page 18 for the section that is from. Nothing in the section does it state that the government had anything to do with GM decision making on what dealerships to close or keep open
 

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Actually it does not link Obama to those decisions

http://www.sigtarp.gov/reports/audi...educe Their Dealership Networks 7_19_2010.pdf

It is a PDF that I can not quote, but look at the bottom of page 17 and top of page 18 for the section that is from. Nothing in the section does it state that the government had anything to do with GM decision making on what dealerships to close or keep open
that's what I said. That it does not link Obama to the decisions.

What it does not do, however, is link Obama to those decisions.
 

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Actually it does not link Obama to those decisions

http://www.sigtarp.gov/reports/audi...educe Their Dealership Networks 7_19_2010.pdf

It is a PDF that I can not quote, but look at the bottom of page 17 and top of page 18 for the section that is from. Nothing in the section does it state that the government had anything to do with GM decision making on what dealerships to close or keep open
Not so fast there pardner.... go back to your PDF and search for the word "administration"..... read the section you find the first hit in.
 

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Hmmmmm...... this time line doesn't look all that innocent either.

 
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