Steve Hoffman at Founders Space recently returned from a "marathon business trip" to China. He returned with some unexpected findings that defy many of our staid stereotypes in the West. With Steve's permission, I am quoting his findings below.
Too often, hard working and well meaning conservatives fall into the "blame trap" set by their rich and powerful brethren, who blame the powerless, instead of themselves for the economic woes of society.
For sure, these talks won't be easy, as past spats over airplanes, hormone beef or chlorine chicken illustrated. But they will be a hell of a lot easier than any serious free trade talks with China or other Pacific nations.
It is hypocritical to keep blaming immigrants for complex problems while we consume produce harvested by immigrants, occupy buildings and homes erected by them, and drive on roads made possible by their labor.