Robots, ATMS and Economic Ignorance
GOP slams President Obama on Jobs in Pennsylvania.
The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer
CNN (CNN)National Programming
Jun 24 2011 5:16PM EDT
Dan Lothian >> A White House official points out that in context, the President was highlighting the need to, "do everything possible to prepare the next generation with the skills need in a changing workplace."
Drew Greenblatt, who was invited to hear the president speak agrees.
He's the owner of his Baltimore-based company that makes industrial steel baskets.
He says robots and other technologies may cost jobs in the short term, but it is the only way his company can survive.
DREW GREENBLATT >> We had old, outdated equipment. the only way we could transform and come to be viable
with this crush of Chinese competition, was to be extremely efficient, very effective and that's robot technology.
Dan Lothian >> Realizing the importance of this battleground state, the GOP went after President Obama.
Wolf >> Dan Lothian, traveling with the president.