“I wasn’t gonna buy another car that was bailed out by our government,” says the Ford owner. “I was gonna buy from a manufacturer that’s standing on [its] own -- win, lose, or draw. That’s what America is about, is taking the chance to succeed and understanding when you fail that you gotta pick yourself up and go back to work. Ford is that company for me.”At least as long as the White House does not complain about the competition to "Government Motors."
Thursday, September 29, 2011
New York Post reports that White House pressure caused Ford to withdraw a television ad in which the owner of an F-150 pickup truck showed that he was not about to become the party to any bailout: