Motown Memory Lane: Obama ‘wasn’t going to let Detroit go bankrupt’

Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt. Or Toledo go bankrupt. Or Lordstown go bankrupt. I bet on American workers.”

—Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 26, 2012

What a difference less than a year makes, huh?

Obama campaign, 2012: "Romney wanted to—and would have—“let Detroit go bankrupt” barackobama.com/truth-team/ent… Via @mattdizwhitlock—SunnyRight (@sunnyright) July 18, 2013

President Obama: “We refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt.” OFA.BO/qZTtqA—Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 13, 2012

Whoops.

Well, this is awkward RT @BarackObama: Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt. Or Toledo go bankrupt. I bet on American workers.”—Tyler Seuc (@SeucT) July 18, 2013

Damn near made it a year. Good job. Good effort. “@BarackObama: Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt."—Ryan Hillesland (@Hillesland358) July 18, 2013

Toledo and Lordstown are screwed: twitter.com/BarackObama/st…#Detroit#Bankrupt—Andrew T. Lane (@DreLane) July 18, 2013

Didnt we bail out Detroit so they wouldn't go broke? Thought things were booming according to @BarackObama—Reaganette (@Ezinger44) July 18, 2013

Hey @BarackObama great job preventing Detroit from going bankrupt!—Brady N. R. Sprague (@BradySprague) July 18, 2013

Yeah, so about this… MT @BarackObama: Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt."—Bill Murphy (@billmurphy) July 18, 2013

@BarackObama you bet on Detroit, Solyndra and others as well.. #Fail—drdr jojo (@drdrjojo) July 18, 2013

I thought @BarackObama was going to save #Detroit from bankruptcy. What happened??—Christian Cámara (@Reaganista) July 18, 2013

Great Work! @BarackObama President Obama: “We refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt.” #tcot—Chuck Finley (@DanLynch902) July 18, 2013

Oops, I've done it again! BarackObama: Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt. Or Toledo go bankrupt. I bet on American workers.”—Palmer (@Jonijam) July 18, 2013

RT @BarackObama: If we could save just one Detroit…whoops.—Matthew H. (@Matthops82) July 18, 2013

Ouch.

At least he closed Gitmo, right?RT @zerohedge: "I Refused To Let Detroit Go Bankrupt" – Barack Obama, October 2012 tinyurl.com/q2mc8oz—  (@CatsPolitics) July 18, 2013

Yeah … with his track record, he really ought to lay off the promises.

So I guess that "Obama saved Detroit" talking point needs a really big asterisk.—Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) July 18, 2013

@JonahNRO As your colleague @jimgeraghty would say, "All Obama statements come with an expiration date. All of them."—Michael Hanthorn (@PornPops69) July 18, 2013

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