Detroit city councilwoman: We voted for Obama, where’s our bailout?

City Council member JoAnn Watson said Tuesday the citizens support of Obama in last month’s election was enough reason for the president to bailout the struggling the city. (Click the video player to listen)

“Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president and there ought to be a quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership on that,” said Watson. “Of course, not just that, but why not?”

Rob Port is the editor of In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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  • Goon

    Yeah but “we” don’t want to pay for an Obama bailout…

    • Rob

      What are you talking about, federal money is free money!

      • DWHoover

        They’ll print more. At not cost to us!

        • Rob

          Right! Because printing money totally doesn’t devalue the currency or anything.