Making Trade Wars Great Again XCIX: The Economist reports that Harley-Davidson, an American firm which the Donald and his protectionist acolytes asseverated would benefit from the tariffs, has announced that it will move some of its production overseas to minimize the impact of said tariffs. Oops.
Making Nepotism Great Again: Given the way Harley-Davidson was deceived, you may wonder, “How does a business avert the effects of tariffs?” Apparently, the answer to that question is simple: all you need to do to avoid the Lighthizer/Navarro trade agenda is be related to their boss. Yes, that’s right: Ivanka’s clothing business was spared from the tariffs.
Paying Fealty: Citing recent primaries, the very dishonest Washington Post draws conclusions for establishment-oriented Republicans running in primaries against anti-establishment “true conservatives.” Their best course of action is to claim that their true con opponent is – surprise! – insufficiently loyal to POTUS….