News Check: Bailout

December 6, 2008

On November 22, Andrew Sparrow of Teresacentric had this to say about the auto industry bailout hearings:

Of course, flying into Congress to testify on private jets costing 20,000 dollars doesn’t exactly give off the impression that you are ready to trim the fat. The money caused on irate Senator to mock the auto exec’s,”They got off those private executive jets with tin cups in hand.”

In our News Check , we find the auto industry executives opting for a slightly less ostentatious mode of travel.