Bernie Sanders got the ball rolling, forcing Hillary Clinton to mimic much of his stance on free trade and free trade agreements. It wasn't too long ago that Clinton was extolling the Trans-Pacific Partnership as the gold standard for trade pacts. As Sanders' position swayed Democrat primary voters, Clinton's “finger in the wind” decidedly pushed her left and the TPP gold standard turned to lead. Much of the argument, also trumpeted by Donald Trump, is that bad trade deals have hobbled the middle class, exporting jobs to Mexico and China.
How does one address the jobs at Caterpillar, Boeing and companies directly owing their existence to supporting billions of dollars in exports? John Deere factory workers are dependent on corn, soybeans and other farm commodities being exported. What about these high-paying jobs that are directly attributable to free trade treaties?
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