A Study on How to Undermine the U.S. Economy and America’s Place in the World
What is most surprising about the U.S. Congress today is how harmful its parochial views have become to America’s long-term global economic interests.
Parochialism was always in the character of the House of Representatives. After all, its members appeal for renewed employment every two years based primarily on how they voted on issues that resonate with their constituencies. But now, Congress’ provincial view of globalized economics, specifically as this relates to immigration reform, is putting the economic future of the nation in peril and undermining America’s global leadership.
This essay originally appeared on Real Clear World on Jan. 19, 2015, under the title, “How Congress Daily Undermines America.”
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