Books | Exploring the economics of free trade and retirement
by John W. Alexander
Posted 10/19/96, 12:00 am
For a time, trade became perhaps the hottest issue in the presidential race, with Patrick Buchanan hoisting the banner of economic nationalism and Robert Dole chasing after Buchanan with a rather tepid "me, too." But the issue has disappeared from the general election, with both major party candidates supporting significant government intervention while rhetorically embracing free trade.