Free Trade Would Boost the Economy, But It’s Not on the Ballot

Source: Reason
by JD Tuccille

“When Americans cast their ballots on Tuesday, surveys say the economy will weigh on most voters’ minds. Pollsters give Republicans the advantage on pocketbook issues after the Biden administration presided over a spending spree and then downplayed the resulting inflation. But on one issue that could make a big difference, voters have little choice: President Biden is a protectionist just like his predecessor, and both major parties embrace trade barriers, further threatening, in an already tumultuous world, peace and prosperity.” (11/04/22)