After Auto Bailout, Detroit Fallout Trails Romney

Mitt Romney

Whether voters see a principled stand or ruthless capitalism in Mitt Romney’s 2008 opposition to the auto industry rescue will affect how he fares in Michigan’s primary and likely beyond.

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