By Brooke Says, Cultural Communications Analyst February 19th, 2020
Candidate Donald Trump campaigned in large part against ‘unfair trade
deals’ that were hurting the American worker, such as NAFTA and the
Chinese entrance into the WTO and their subsequent takeover of American
manufacturing. He won. So what says ‘bring manufacturing, food and
medicine production back to America’ better than a massive potential
pandemic originating in the country which currently performs so many of
those tasks – a communist country no less? The coronavirus, which began
in China, as so many other virus outbreaks like SARS and bird flu, just
demonstrates once again that Trump is a visionary thinker and strategist
who understands reality like no politician can.
Politicians deal in segments of time – election cycles. Whether 2, 4
or 6 years, their primary focus, if they’re self-serving (and most are),
is primarily the next election and how they can retain their office.
International business people on the other hand, of which Trump is one,
need a far broader scope, to include everything from politics, religion
and its influence over a nation’s culture and business, even weather
patterns, and everything in between which might influence the business
cycle. One of these would be the implications of an epidemic like
Trump’s complaints about the outsourcing of manufacturing is becoming
dangerously clear, or should be, to every single person in America,
from someone who has an I-Phone or Adidas sneakers, to anyone who takes
medicine. After all, did you know that China manufactures 80% of all
medicine in America? Yes, 80%! You probably didn’t, nor do most. I certainly didn’t..............To Read More....