On Friday, Newsweek.com's Conventional Wisdom gave an approving up-arrow to Congress for brow-beating Detroit auto executives. The magazine lauded the Democratic Congress for having "rediscovered what oversight means."
But what a difference four days make. The December 9 Conventional Wisdom lambasts the notion of a federal auto industry "czar":
Car Czar The only thing less comforting than the management of Detroit's Big Three is the thought of having Congress in the driver's seat.