In this recent post I mention that Ned Lamont’s platform statement on trade is short — and indeed it is. But were I ever to run for political office (a possibility whose chances are less than those of the moon being discovered to be made of cheese), my platform statement on trade would be even shorter:
I steadfastly and unconditionally oppose any and all efforts of some persons to use force to deny or to lessen other persons’ opportunities to spend their money as they wish. Period. No exceptions.