Originally Posted by AemJeff
You do your point of view no good when you wrap everything in superlatives; and you'll never get many click-throughs by simply asserting how great the stuff is you're pointing to. Why don't you just give us idiots the Cliffnotes; you know, try to make your case for yourself?
My link is to the St. Louis Fed. In case you weren't aware, it's the primary source for Matthew Iglesias' fancy graphs. If that isn't sufficient, then try googling for the following words: economists survey free trade
That will provide you with all the evidence to back my original assertion.
The reason I don't provide more links is because you vampires avoid the truth like sunlight. The more sunlight I provide, the more you avoid it. Given that, it's a fool's errand to try and convince you of anything. Factual truth is insufficient to change people's minds. I provided the evidence; it's up to you to want to discover the truth. The problem is you, and others here, don't want
to. I can't make you want to.