Amid the republican primary in Michigan on February 28th, President Obama praised his administrations bailout of the auto industry at the United Auto Workers Conference.
A crowd of 1,600 people gathered at the conference to hear Obama speak said David Nakamura of the Washington Post.
The president took the opportunity to slam Mitt Romney for the Op-Ed article he wrote titled "Let Detriot Go Backrupt", saying if things were handled how Romney wanted Detroit would be worse off today reported Helene Cooper of the New York Times.
Crowd members booed when the president brought up the article reported the New York Times.
These allegations do not come unsupported. Sales of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler could reach over 14 million this year, above 2011 sales of 12.8 million, reported the Associated Press.