Doesn't this answer your own question about helping Detroit?Dave said:In the end, Gerald Ford lent a hand to New York City and prevented its bankruptcy once NYC could show a plan for moving ahead.
When a city councilwoman is sitting there on video saying President Obama owes the city of Detroit money to bail them out since it was them that got him re-elected, that's where the FBI comes into play in weeding out the bad public elected officials.
Detroit has a ton of work ahead of them, and they need a plan to make it happen. Maybe they can ask Lee Iacocca how to do it, or Rudy Guiliani. They both seem to have a bit of experience getting this kind of thing done.