President Barack Obama proudly embraced his auto industry bailout Tuesday, telling a labor audience that assertions by his Republican critics that union members profited from taxpayer-paid rescue are a “load of you know what.”

Obama delivered a politically sizzling and staunchly pro-union speech to the United Auto Workers just as voters in Michigan, a center of auto manufacturing, went to the polls to cast their ballots in the state’s Republican nominating contest.

In a campaign style setting, union president Bob King introduced Obama as “the champion of all workers” who “saved our jobs and saved our industry,” eliciting chants of “Four more years!”

Read more at Official Wire. By Jim Kuhnhenn, AP.

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