The U.S. corporate income tax system is awful and needs to be reformed, but it does not subsidize foreign imports or justify a border-adjusted tax.
South Korea now finds itself stuck between a rock and a hard place and is forced to choose between its security and its economic interests. This is dangerous for U.S. interests.
Given the current political culture of California, separating it from the rest of the United States would be in the best interests of both parties.
Sen. Mike Lee asked that his fellow conservatives not dismiss the challenge of populism, but instead embrace it to advance their policies.
By backing away from a border adjustment, Republicans are making a major mistake. This policy will help narrow the trade deficit and fund a tax cut for all domestic businesses.
I found Donald Trump to be an obviously more acceptable candidate than anything the GOP has put in front us, a noted improvement for a Right that just one election ago was on life support.
The Carrier deal shows that Donald Trump isn’t going to ‘drain the swamp.’ He’s just going to favor a different set of swamp creatures.
Donald Trump’s praise for Vladimir Putin raises the prospect that he will try to promote American interests in the same disastrous way Putin has for Russia.
Brexit wasn’t an attack on trade or openness, it was a vote of self-confidence in Britain’s ability to thrive outside the European Union, and an attack on an anti-democratic technocracy.
While the recent Republican convention was notably bereft of significant attention to the usual culture-war issues, Donald Trump’s critique of our economy and foreign policy is its own culture war.
Politicians like Indiana’s Mike Pence have a lot to answer for.
Protectionists want to force poor American consumers to subsidize well-connected cronies. They must no longer be given free rein to mislead with impunity.
Large-scale market interference risks turning some jobs into anti-productive workfare programs. What might that do for the dignity of the American worker?
Few Republicans pushed back against Donald Trump’s litany of absurdities regarding international trade. Democrats were no better.
Brexit was a vote for British exceptionalism—the idea that freedom is the unique mission of the English-speaking peoples.
On the major legislative issues of the day, GOP voters are between Donald Trump and Paul Ryan. A blend of the two men’s views would pretty closely reflect those of the Republican rank-and-file.
There may be no state in the country that, at least on paper, should be less amenable to Donald Trump’s doomsday message about trade and American manufacturing.
Trade war is Donald Trump’s hammer, and everything in foreign policy looks like a nail.
President Obama tells the British to remain in the European Union, or they will ‘go to the back of the queue’ for trade deals with the United States. Yeah, right.
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