"Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president and there ought to be a quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership on that," said Watson. "Of course, not just that, but why not?"
Nearly 75 percent of Wayne County voters pulled the lever for Obama in November.
"After the election of Jimmy Carter, the honorable Coleman Alexander Young, he went to Washington, D.C. and came home with some bacon," said Watson. "That's what you do."
Young served as Detroit's mayor for 20 years and served as vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1977 to 1981.
The White House has expressed no plans to bailout the cash-crunched city that some experts say could run out of money by the end of the year.
The federal government has bailed out cities in the past, however. In 1975, President Gerald Ford extended more than $2 billion in credit to New York City to help it avoid a financial collapse
Hmmm, I wonder how things are working out for Peggy Joseph?
If I may: Peggy probably doesn't have to worry about putting gas in her car because she dosen't have one anymore.
She doesn't have to worry about paying her mortgage because she probably lost her job, didn't pay her taxes, and got evicted.
If you want to see the future of America, take a look at Detroit.
-Crippy I tremble for my country when I realize God is just. -Thomas Jefferson