Hey, they still owe more than $50-billion!
Derek Decloet - THEGLOBEANDMAIL
- Apr 23, 2010
Only sustained success will stop the scrutiny of GM --Ed.
Ed Whitacre as pitchman for GM:
A lot of Canadians didnt agree with giving GM a second chance. Quite frankly, I can respect that, he says. We want to make this a company all Canadians can be proud of again. Thats why Im here to announce we have repaid our government loans, in full, with interest five years ahead of the original schedule. (The American version of the ad is nearly identical.)
From there, it descends into standard auto-advertising fare forklifts gliding around the factory floor, a pretty young woman on the assembly line, a pickup slicing its way through a shallow river in a test run.... [Read More]