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In speeches, administration enthusiasm for free trade abounds. "Fearful people build walls around America," said the president this spring, but "confident people make sure there are no walls." In practice, however, Mr. Bush seems to reach for the trowel and mortar every other week to slap on another brick of protectionism.
Originally posted by marg6043
Is nothing more that a good National security issue to win the harts and minds of the American people.
It work for the Republicans and now the tables are turned and Democrats are cashing out on it.
I think that the close doors deal of the administration with the Dubai firm and Bush been willing to veto has spark a chore in the American peoples minds that has been so worked out about the issue of national security, the war on terror and who has been targeted as our enemies.