A whiff of Smoot-Hawley

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Author(s) Rocky Mountain News editorial board
Source Rocky Mountain News
Date February 5, 2009
URL http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2009/feb/05/a-whiff-of-smoot-hawley/
Quotes-start.png "What the Congress is considering doesn't rise to the level of Smoot-Hawley but "Buy American" is protectionism and protectionist measures tend to feed on themselves. If this nation enacts them, our trading partners will likely retaliate and on it will go in a downward spiral." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act's "Buy American" provisions should be removed on the topic American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.