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Why did the Bush administration do so little to fight back against Chinese mercantilism?
Its wild mercantilism put Genoa in contact with the world, endowing it with the wealth and architectural and artistic grandeur of a city like Venice, and the grit of a port city like Marseille.
The short life span of the deal can be blamed in large part on national barriers — which are likely to rise even further as a new mercantilism emerges.
But mercantilism, the erroneous notion that exports are inherently good and imports always bad is not only alive and well in the general populace, but has a grip on the president of our nation and on his commerce secretary.
Practically everything else—renegotiating NAFTA, confronting Chinese mercantilism, the trillion-dollar infrastructure plan, comprehensive tax reform—has been placed on the back burner.
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