Interested in political liberty and regulated competition. Fellow at the Open Markets Institute
@DrJRHunt @TomHilly @stephenwertheimMy contention is that the TPP was not designed to promote any coherent aims, because they wanted a national security pact but used a 1990s era global trade deal in its stead. It was a camel, a horse designed by committee. Hence why Froman fucked up the auto rules of origin.
The foreign policy Koch-funded left is not being clear or realistic about the terms of what they are willing to accept. Chinese domination and the end of liberal democracy and human rights as a legitimate frame is the end state. Defend that. Be honest about it.
The foreign policy left is a *fringe* group completely divorced from any real base. If they were honest about their goals their ultimate end state would be understood as totally unacceptable to most Americans, including progressives. Trade unionists already get it.
If the Post Office had used 96% of its cash flow to buy back stock instead of deliver mail to rural areas it would have been bailed out by the Fed in March.
Just spoke with ER doc who say he's seeing cases he's 99% sure are #coronavirus . Negative for flu, recent travel, work in airports. Not allowed to test. Patients return to work because they can't take time off w/out a firm diagnosis. Other ER docs seeing the same thing.
It's so much easier for an airline exec to apply for $32 billion in bailout money than for a random poor person to apply for food stamps. (ht @amandalfischer )