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Tuesday, September 02, 2003

Posted by Jake :: Daniel W. Drezner :: Not a good sign for free markets

Let's be clear -- creating an assistant to the Commerce Secretary will have zero effect on manufacturing jobs. Stimulating domestic economic growth is the best way to affect this sector of the economy. The creation of such a position is pure politics. So maybe the protectionist sentiment is pure rhetoric.

There are constituencies at stake, but let's hope Bush is playing lip service without real steps.


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