Why Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Is Un-American: New at Reason

In his quest to "Make America Great Again," President Donald Trump has spent a week encouraging us all to buy products "Made in America."

That makes for a good slogan—who doesn't want to support home-grown businesses?—but bad and incoherent policy. Most of all, it will do little or nothing to help Americans who have been put out of work by changes in technology and the economy.

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