Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on October 4, 2018

in Crony Capitalism, Trade

… is a Scott Lincicome tweet about Trump’s new United States Mexico Canada [trade] Agreement (“USMCA”):

The best part – I mean, what really drives a sane man to the brink – is that the guys who wrote the USMCA’s incomprehensible industrial mandates are the same ones saying that the agreement is needed to stop “non-market economies”

DBx: Protectionists obviously are incapable of feeling shame. They truck routinely in hypocrisy designed to line the pockets of politically powerful producer groups while presenting themselves to the public as defenders of the public welfare.


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