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by Hannah Leitheiser

Nationalist Capitalism - Part 2

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The Case for Trump

Victor Davis Hanson

2019

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2020-02-16

Trump's core philosophy is economic woes are caused by foreigners, or Americans favoring foreigners. I always try to support respect, so I would never say the state is wrong. But it seems to me technological changes, many begun in America, are reducing the number of regularly paid people working in some professions. Yes, computer networking is also enabling better communication in worldwide systems of production, shuffling industries globally. This involves foreigners. But I don't know. I won't say tariffs and walls do no good, but I don't see the connection to larger economic trends.