A Tariff with Mexico Will Ensure Americans Pay for Border Wall

A tariff is a tax. Taxes are bad generally speaking and they are here too. Build the wall, but let’s be honest about it. One way or another Americans will pay for it. People may want a wall. And that seems OK to me (in that it seems legal and within the Constitution), but we’re going to foot the bill one way or another. (I personally would prefer very much not to.)

Trump painted himself into a rhetorical corner here and he should have let the “Mexico is going to pay for it”

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