Does Anyone Think This Trade War Is Working?

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Congratulations to President Xi and the Chinese people on the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China!

-Donald Trump, 10/1/2019

At this point, the people who still believe the trade war is working are down to Donald Trump and the three people in his administration who thought it up. Now, even his Sectary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has called it out for being nonsense. This is only two days, may I remind you, after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called it out for the nonsense it is.

From The Hill:

“In America, the big get bigger and the small go out,” Perdue told reporters after appearing at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, according to The Associated Press. “I don’t think in America we, for any small business, we have a guaranteed income or guaranteed profitability.”

Well what do you know? It seems these tariffs — once again, just adding to the prices of products — aren’t helping the poor very much. While it is true we are at war, maybe the answer is not going to war over something like this. Seriously, am I the only one who remembers the old fashion definition of insanity?

Yeah, I know, short post today. However, I felt like this story could not go unheard.

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