Trade is nice. Trade is good. Cut the trade and … then what?
We know that all trade that mutually favors both partners naturally resumes if possible. Not all trade is mutually beneficial. If the trade is downscaled, at it was with China since they are stealing our trade secrets, spying, undermining our businesses etc – it too is natural if they are bad trade partners. To scale back the trade is to cutoff a certain number of thieves, spies, and commercial assassins. Could the retaliation be the declaration that the nonessential people in the US be eliminated? Are they those in current lockdown? Is there no plan for them, if they cannot find employment somehow? Are the banks, fearful of international defaults, hesitant to fund an expansion of our domestic economy?
There are people from the Obama administration that are saying outright- some people dying, hey, maybe it is a good thing. Who can tell me my social score? Mine is 251,830. I do not know what it means. It was like this guy who was enlisting, told me he got a hearing test score of 0, and he wanted to know if that was good. I told him the truth, it was either very good or very bad.