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It's Time for a Course Correction in the Trade War May. 16, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

President Donald Trump and his supporters often tell us that he is fundamentally a free trader. The ... Read More

Even Politics Can't Derail Surging Politics (Yet) May. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's a testament to the strength and resilience of the national economy that it keeps surging ahead ... Read More

Learning the Lessons of Protectionism the Hard Way Feb. 28, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Protectionism begets protectionism. The latest example of this sad state of affairs comes to us via ... Read More

All the Pro-Trade Democrats Go Missing Feb. 19, 2019

Stephen Moore

Does anyone know where all those free trade Democrats went? Since Donald Trump burst onto the scene,... Read More

Time for Humility for Davos Elite Feb. 01, 2019

Michael Barone

Turnout at Davos was lousy this year. President Trump, preoccupied by the government shutdown, was a... Read More

Killing 2 Birds With 1 Millstone Hung Around America's Neck Jan. 31, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Wisconsin Republican congressman Sean Duffy recently introduced a bill to give President Trump new p... Read More

While America Slept, China Gained a Stranglehold on the Panama Canal Jan. 14, 2019

Daily Editorials

Decades have passed since tiny Panama ranked among Washington's big national security concerns. The ... Read More

Trump's Trade Talk: NAFTA, the New NAFTA or No NAFTA? Dec. 06, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

After spending months complaining about the disparity between the United States and other nations' d... Read More

Are Globalists Plotting a Counter-Revolution? Aug. 07, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

On meeting with the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker last month, Donald Trump tweeted: "Both the U.S. and th... Read More

Has Trump Become a Free Trader? Aug. 05, 2018

Steve Chapman

The Trump administration has a new agenda: bringing about a new world of free, robust and unfettered... Read More

Did Tariffs Make America Great? Jul. 27, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

"Make America Great Again!" will, given the astonishing victory it produced for Donald Trump, be rec... Read More

Jumping From the Free Trade Ship to the Protectionist Fair Trade Ship Jun. 07, 2018

Veronique de Rugy

Are there any free market principles Republicans won't abandon at the altar of political expediency?... Read More

Don't Buy Free Trade Myths Mar. 14, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are facing an avalanche of false ... Read More

Trump on Trade: Better Than Smoot-Hawley? Mar. 09, 2018

Michael Barone

Donald Trump's announcement that he is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from other cou... Read More

Donald Trump and Free Trade Mar. 08, 2018

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has had a splendid first year in office. He has the econom... Read More

No Trade Barriers Mar. 07, 2018

John Stossel

No, President Trump, it's not true that if you tax imported steel, we "will have protection for the ... Read More

Fatal Delusions of Western Man Mar. 02, 2018

Patrick Buchanan

"We got China wrong. Now what?" ran the headline over the column in The Washington Post. "Remember h... Read More

It's Trump's Party Now Oct. 27, 2017

Patrick Buchanan

"More is now required of us than to put down our thoughts in writing," declaimed Jeff Flake in his o... Read More

America's Dumb War Against Trade Jul. 11, 2017

Froma Harrop

Donald Trump bragged that he would put America in the driver's seat. He would keep us out of trade a... Read More

'America First' Is Not a Threat but a Promise Jan. 27, 2017

Michael Barone

"From this day forward, it's going to be only America first, America first," Donald Trump proclaimed... Read More