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December 15, 2008 4:43 PM

Commentary: Big Three, Congress must think of workers

As our political leaders sparred over whether to bail out the Big Three, I wondered how many times they really stopped to think about the workers whose hands build American automobiles. For weeks, many Republicans have argued that providing a bridge loan to General Motors, Chrysler and Ford would be like throwing good money after bad, while those in favor rightly countered that allowing them to die will cost millions of jobs.

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