The Detroit News’ coverage of the Michigan leg of Bush’s economic recovery tour is appropriately critical:

“The simple fact of the matter is the country was prosperous when (the Bush administration) came to office. It is not prosperous today.”

Dingell pointed to data from the National Association of Manufacturers showing that Michigan has lost one out of every six manufacturing jobs since July 2000, shortly before Bush was elected, and 1,200 manufacturing jobs in June alone. “

> From: “Democrats blast prersident’s visit”
> See also: “Stumbling economy tops Michigan worries”

While I have plugged Dennis Kucinich from this podium before, Carol Moseley Braun also seems an appealing candidate.

Author: Rob