Why Americans Aren’t Nearly as Protectionist as Election Rhetoric Suggests

November 4, 2016

A popular but wildly incorrect narrative has taken hold during the 2016 election cycle—that both candidates’ anti-trade rhetoric is the product of a mass revolt against free trade agreements. As appealing as this story might be, it is also completely wrong.

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Topics: PROTECTIONISM

Regions: UNITED STATES

Authors: CULLEN S. HENDRIX

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