The Report Is Out … On USMCA
What report did you think I meant?
Trump’s Bad Trade ‘Deal’ With China Takes Shape
The president’s ignorance of international economics has reduced him to begging the Chinese Communist Party not to eliminate tariffs but to shift them to non-farming imports, because he wants to keep the ones he imposed himself.
A Warning for Democrats in Wason Center Poll
Despite the problems with their statewide officials, Democrats have a small lead in the General Assembly campaign. For them, however, the lead may be too small.
The Political Damage of Tax Increases: Wisconsin Edition
The Democratic revival in the Upper Midwest state may have been waylaid by one of its own beneficiaries in the Governor’s office.
Mueller Report: So, Now What?
With the Mueller report in, and no apparent new charges in the offing, Trump defenders will attempt to rewrite recent history and to insist conservative criticisms of Trump are invalid. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Today May Very Well Be the Beginning of the End for Trump
… and the Mueller Report has nothing to do with it.
Appeasing the Taliban Is a Bad Idea
When one becomes more interested in ending a war than winning it, it becomes more acceptable to lose it. Trump’s developing “peace” deal with the Taliban is further evidence of that mistake.
In Defense of Freer Trade
The rise of President Trump have led many to believe protectionism is good politics … and even good economics. They are wrong on both counts.
Against the New Isolationism
Those of us who still believe democracy is important enough to be protected and expanded around the world must present ourselves to a more skeptical America. Principles can not defend themselves.
Trump’s Latest Unlikely Helper: Justin Trudeau
Caught in his own scandal, the Canadian Prime Minister and his supporters are attempting to win re-election using arguments Trump can easily mold to his own defense.