Give some of the taxpayer's money to these crucial to the economy companies if we have to, but FIRE ALL the CEOs and top management who caused the situation with pooor management and poorer planning! And DON'T give them one cent in severance or bonuses! And put a government watchdog into the top offices to see what these big spenders are doing with the money!
They should have resigned anyway for plundering their own companies! Arrogance and mismanagement should be punished, not rewarded.
If there was ever a position for Ralph Nader, here it is.
Suggestion from out there - "Maybe Exxon-Mobile should bail them out? They make trillions every quarter and all because of the auto industry."