Mitt Romney Backers Made Big Profits on Auto Industry Bailout
Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. Iâ€™m Rob Lorei. Coming up today weâ€™ll lift up the hood and look at who benefited from the bailout of GM. Weâ€™ll hear from investigative reporter Greg Palast. Later weâ€™ll open the phone lines and take your calls on whatever topic youâ€™d like to bring up. First six listener comments; the first about yesterdayâ€™s interview with psychiatrist Peter Breggin who thinks mood altering drugs are over-prescribed in our countryâ€¦. And the other comments are about yesterday afternoonâ€™s Last Call on which we talked about Rick Santorumâ€™s remarks about college and his dislike of a John Kennedy speech on the separation of church and state. Many of the callers wanted to talk about Barack Obamaâ€™s former pastor Jeremiah Wright. Hereâ€™s what six listeners had to say:
First up todayâ€”investigative reporter Greg Palast has written that the top two donorâ€™s to Mitt Romneyâ€™s Super Pac are also two of the largest beneficiaries of the taxpayer funded bailout of the American auto industry. Greg Palast author of VULTURE's PICNIC (Dutton) joins us live.
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