Reports are saying that General Motors has asked that the government sell its stake in the company.  But the Treasury Department has said that they don't want to sell and their reasoning, reportedly, is that they would have to post a multibillion dollar loss in an election year.

In the midst of this, President Obama said today that he wants to help Republicans and work together to lower the deficit.

What do you think about all of this?  Does this look good or bad for Obama?  Let us know what you think.