The trade war and the moral cowardice of the "heartland voter" demonstrate just how little "heart" there is in this land.
In these 3 key states that came within 78,000 votes of giving Hillary Clinton the White House in 2016, every Republican Senate candidate lost. Every single one.
It's obvious that America is in the grips of a rogue government that believes itself utterly exempt from truth and justice.
If you live in any country that depends on the United States being an stable ally against malignant Asian regimes, then I'd view the future with real trepidation.
Trump and his supporters are simply so ignorant that they can't recognize their support for state intervention in the market "for the good of the country" as being the "public good motive".
Donald Trump, unlike an actually competent business executive, is totally unable to adjust his strategy in the face of adversity.
Only a fool could look at the timing of this nonsense and not smell the reek of desperate political posturing.
So let's dispense with the "It's just a hat" crap and deal with what wearing that particular hat actually means.
There are some fairly unusual things about the economy in the Trump Era, that are reminiscent, albeit opposite, of the Carter Era.