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Will on the Carrier Deal

George Will continues the free market critique of Trump's carrier deal with a column entitled "Trump’s Carrier deal is the opposite of conservatism."  An excerpt:

When, speaking at the Carrier plant, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said, “The free market has been sorting it out and America’s been losing,” Donald Trump chimed in, “Every time, every time.” When Republican leaders denounce the free market as consistently harmful to Americans, they are repudiating almost everything conservatism has affirmed: Edmund Burke taught that respect for a free society’s spontaneous order would immunize politics from ruinous overreaching — from the hubris of believing that we have the information and power to order society by political willfulness.

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Robert Asbell

Yes and yes!! Information is power and when the free market is flowing ... information is revealed about what is in demand and what is in supply. I don't want one self described genius pulling the levers of the economy because by the virtue of his oneness, he would obscure valuable information to empower free people to obtain prosperity

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