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Obama's Unbelievable Offer!

By Dana Milbank
Has Barack Obama got a deal for you!

"If you buy a car from Chrysler or General Motors, you will be able to get your car serviced and repaired, just like always," the president announced from the Grand Foyer of the White House this morning.

And that's not all! "Your warranty will be safe," the salesman-in-chief went on. "In fact, it will be safer than it's ever been, because, starting today, the United States government will stand behind your warranty."

And check out these incentives!

"If you buy a car anytime this year, you may be able to deduct the cost of any sales and excise taxes," the president promised.

No credit - no problem!

"We are working intensively with the auto finance companies to increase the flow of credit to both consumers and dealers," Obama pledged.

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Posted at 1:21 PM ET on Mar 30, 2009  | Category:  Rough Sketch
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Obama makes a great car salesman. I get the impression he is going to be an even greater president.

Posted by: seemstome | March 31, 2009 6:34 AM


I think I just "Threw-up" in my Mouth-a little! :-(

Posted by: SAINT---The | March 30, 2009 6:53 PM

So what's your problem Dana, he's trying to save the auto industry, is there another approach you think would be better?, then get elected President, or help or just shut up.

Posted by: JRM2 | March 30, 2009 2:13 PM

"Unbelievable" only if you weren't paying attention before Election Day.

Posted by: JakeD | March 30, 2009 2:10 PM

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