I'm not as concerned about the used car market when I consider the wider embrace of the new car market, concerning parts and production, and all that entails. Not that the used car market isn't a concern, it's just not at as high a priority.
Beyond that, advanced word is that there seems to be happiness on the Senate Finance Committee's version of the bill, which is what I have my eye on.
As far as weathering the storm, Herbert Hoover did that during the Great Depression, things didn't improve, and he got trounced out of Washington. I'm pretty sure Obama doesn't want to appear as another president who did nothing.