Protectionism and Pandering in 2016: Have We Been Here Before?

One of the hallmark traits of the Millennial Generation, if you read a lot of Yahoo articles and those “”Dear Suzy” columns in the papers, is that they are “entitled.” Now contrast that with the rhetoric that is coming out of both sides of the 2016 Presidential race and the economic picture becomes clearer. The Democrats say that Wallstreeters and corporations have killed the economy with reckless ethics and that the government has pursued a foreign-favored trade policy. The Right says that rampant regulation, taxation  and executive overreach tanked American growth. Like two siblings pointing fingers over…

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