How are them trade wars working out for everyone? The latest tariff, a tax on you and me, goes into effect Friday as your favorite imported single malt whiskey will be going up 25% in price:
When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, when we are down $100 billion with a certain country and they get cute, don’t trade anymore-we win big. It’s easy!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 2, 2018
By now I think we’re all used to having a Blowhard-in-Chief but when it comes out the Gasbag in the Oval orifice is getting his advice from a guy who quotes imaginary friends in his “academic” works on the subject of trade it takes the word STUPID to an entirely new level:
Peter Navarro, Trump’s trade adviser and chief cheerleader of his China policy, has apparently been quoting staunch China hawk “Ron Vara” in his books for years. But:
— Megan Cassella (@mmcassella) October 15, 2019
Now for the corrupt part:
So we got Trump Org tax documents. And you know what they seem to show?
— Eric Umansky (@ericuman) October 16, 2019
File this one under tax and spend Republicans.