Trade Policy and Election Promises: Does the Rhetoric Match the Facts?
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Terry Miller
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: Trade and foreign aid; miller; Trade; policy
Coverage: United States
To be informed voters, we have to read between the lines, be aware of nuance, judge emotional intensity, and look at the candidates' records. Trade benefits society as a whole, and when our political candidates are saying something different, we need to listen carefully and cautiously. The changes they are promising could wind up costing us all dearly.