Why are you against NAFTA?
The trade deficit is not a good reason.
Mexico has some 1.2 million people in jobs making exports. But WE ALSO have several hundred thousand people in jobs making exports to Mexico.
So if we kill NAFTA and stop all trade with Mexico they lose 1.2 million jobs but those jobs DON’T COME HERRE…they DISAPPEAR why? Because now we make everything here but it costs TWICE as much, so people buy less if at all, so there ARE NO JOBS.
People are find paying $9.87 for a T-Shirt at Wal-mart but would you buy that same crappy T-Shirt if it cost $25 bucks? I wouldn’t.
You are measuring the wrong metric.
This is all about feeling inferior about the size of your manhood than actually making a trade deal that works for all.
NAFTA has increased total trade by a lot and the US has benefitted and US workers have benefitted too.
the trade deficit is a 1940's number for a 1940's economy. trouble is this is not the 1940's. so we should stop using 1940's metrics.