A Second Front in the Trade War Opens

The Second Front in the trade war just opened, with Mexico. Why? Donald J Trump’s racial fears are such that he believes he can force a sovereign state to do his bidding by imposing a five percent tariff on all goods imported. It could get as high as twenty-five percent, because that is the cap, at the moment. And yes, the language used by the White House is one of racial animus. The first paragraph makes this crystal clear.

As everyone knows, the United States of America has been invaded by hundreds of thousands of people coming through Mexico and entering our…