The president doesn't understand how manufacturing or agriculture works. No amount of weatherproofing or education will help bring U.S. industry back, says Michael Lind.
Michael Lind is the editor of New American Contract at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., and the author of The American Way of Strategy. He has been a staff writer or senior editor at the New Yorker, Harper’s magazine, the New Republic, and the National Interest.
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