A couple of months ago, when President Trump first began threatening tariffs to make our international trading more fair to U.S. businesses, I posted about listening to NPR coverage of the hog crisis.
There must have been a crisis; I heard a vignette on every news show on NPR about pork production. They spent two weeks focused on hog farmers. We must have heard an interview with every hog farmer in America who was willing to say something critical about the proposed tariffs. Of course, NPR kept making the point that the farm community had voted overwhelmingly for President Trump, and they repeatedly implied that President Trump was betraying the people who had voted for him.... [Read More]