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The unintended consequences of a trade war today might be catastrophic, but please do not cite early American history as evidence that anti-tariff sentiments made America great.
But the reality is that trade wars often bring about unintended consequences.
Call it an unintended consequence of the league’s popularity.
And as the New York Times wrote last month, the card can sometimes have the unintended consequence of flagging a person's undocumented status.
Several other attendees highlighted what, for them, amounted to harmful unintended consequences of the national crackdown on opioids, including the increasing stigma of prescribing powerful painkillers and stricter drug monitoring programs.
Feinstein said — words that had the unintended consequence of galvanizing conservative religious support for Barrett and possibly propelling her to the top of the Supreme Court candidates list.
So a zero-tolerance policy has created unintended consequences in this case.
But that tinkering can have unintended consequences – like making our food less nutritious.
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