Fred Bergsten, direktør for Peterson Institute for International Economics og tidligere en del av Carteradministrasjonen skriver i Wallstreet Journal om Demokratenes anti-trade linje.
"By effectively killing "fast track" procedures that guarantee a yes-or-no vote on trade agreements within 90 days, lawmakers in Washington, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have destroyed the credibility of the U.S. as a reliable negotiating partner".
Via Greg Mankiw
Her passer det med en liten Ronald Reagan story:
Colombus was probabably the first Democrat. He left Spain not knowing were he was headed. He arrived at Cuba not knowing were he was, and came back without knowing were he had been. And he did all this while using the taxpayers money :)