Influencing One Business is Not Sound Pro-Business Policy

From the looks of things, most Americans support Ford’s decision on Tuesday to keep more of its manufacturing in Detroit. Americans need jobs, especially Detroit residents.

That conventional wisdom seems so perfectly right and obvious that it can be difficult to imagine any objections to what transpired.

In fact, Trump supporters and others in the “buy American” crowd have preemptively dismissed the next round of pointy-nose punditry from the disconnected elites. They think that only those who lack sympathy for American workers would have any criticisms here.