Detroit to Obama: Quid Pro Quo, We Voted for You, Now Bail us Out

The city of Detroit faces a major financial crisis and one member of city council thinks President Barack Obama should step in and help.

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?”

Nearly 75 percent of Wayne County voters pulled the lever for Obama in November.

“After the election of Jimmy Carter, the honorable Coleman Alexander Young, he went to Washington, D.C. and came home with some bacon,” said Watson. “That’s what you do.”

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  • http://twitter.com/mjmazzuca monica

    What a loser! We voted 4 u, now give us our free shit!! U mean we helped you STEAL the election, now pay us! Why should the rest of americas tax $$ go to Detroit?? We get to pay MORE 4 ur sucking off the govt.tit?? What is Detroit doing for their own people?? Get rid of your union thugs, and you’ll help ur community MORE than a blank check, which you’ll waste and then ofcourse ask for MORE of our money!
    What a joke.