A Protectionist is Someone Who…

by Don Boudreaux on March 5, 2018

in A Protectionist is..., Trade

… if she chooses a real-estate agent according to the same criteria that she uses to choose which candidate for political office gets her vote, she would choose that real-estate agent who promises most earnestly to work to ensure that she gets as little house as possible at a price far higher than is necessary to pay.  And when she closes on her purchase of the vastly overpriced house, she’ll boast to her friends of her “victory!”

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