The president announces tough tariffs on steel. The media goes crazy. The president wrings meaningless concessions out of U.S. partners and then lauds his own deal-making prowess. And scene.
Much has been made of the very real woes of American workers. But Mexicans are trapped in an especially brutal cycle of dependence and exile.
The president is about to make a decision that could cost more jobs than the entire coal industry, and Republicans aren't happy about it.
The new conventional wisdom is that Democrats need to woo white working class voters who have been hurt by globalization. Not so fast, some say.