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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

… is the closing paragraph of Jeb Hensarling’s superb op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal – an op-ed appropriately titled “GOP Needs to Leave Trump Behind on Trade“:

The most important argument for free trade has nothing to do with economics. It has everything to do with securing “the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity.” In other words, it’s about freedom. Fundamentally, trade should not be viewed as a discretionary foreign policy but as an individual right. If the GOP stands for freedom of speech, free enterprise and the freedom to bear arms, it should again unequivocally stand for free trade.