Like every economist worthy of the name I favor free trade. But I also predicted that TPA would never make it to the Oval Office. I was wrong, but in this case I’m happy to be wrong about TPA. Mea culpa. Continue Reading →
I do not believe Mr. Obama wants this trade bill to reach his desk. The fact that he no longer has Sen. Reid as Senate Majority Leader to bottle up legislation he doesn’t like has created a problem. Therefore, Mr. Obama has resorted to Chicago-style politics.
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