A Protectionist is Someone Who…

by Don Boudreaux on February 6, 2018

in A Protectionist is Someone Who..., Seen and Unseen, Trade

… upon seeing the additional sales made by pharmaceutical companies during an especially bad flu season concludes that society is enriched by the flu.

… upon seeing the additional income earned by restaurant owners and workers if government imposes a punitive tax on the preparation of home-cooked meals concludes that society is enriched by punitively taxing the preparation of home-cooked meals.

… believes that the artificial creation of more work – that is, the artificial creation of more needs to be satisfied – enriches society.

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