Having a job on an auto assembly line makes you a maker, not a taker, and Romney and the Republicans forgot that.
The auto bailout resulted in 2,243 U.S. dealerships being closed, along with 112,000 lost jobs.
And we revert to form and complain about how our political leaders bailed out AIG or the auto industry.
word-forming element meaning "self, one's own, by oneself," from Greek auto- "self, one's own," combining form of autos "self, same," of unknown origin. Before a vowel, aut-; before an aspirate, auth-. In Greek also used as a prefix to proper names, e.g. automelinna "Melinna herself." The opposite prefix would be allo-.
auto- or aut-
Self; same: autogamy.
A prefix meaning "oneself," as in autoimmune, producing antibodies or immunity against oneself. It also means "by itself, automatic," as in autonomic, governing by itself.