This year however, bothand have said thanks but no thanks to the Obama and Romney camps. Between now and election day, the candidates are not welcome to pay any visits. Given that both companies were bailed out in 2008-9 and the US Treasury still owns 26% of GM, neither is anxious to be thrown into the middle of the political debate. No matter which side of the aisle you stand on, visits are potential no-win scenarios for both companies and neither can afford to alienate potential customers.
No, Thanks: Chrysler Group and GM Say No to Presidential Campaign Visits – WOT on Motor Trend
Both Chrysler and GM are saying no to any publicized events from the Mitt Romney or Barack Obama campaigns this fall.
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