Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
The lesson of the Smoot Hawley Act and the Great Depression it helped cause should teach us about the dangers of government intervention in the market.

I agree that there should have been a lesson learned about tariffs (but Trump is too stupid to learn any lessons).

I don't agree with your vague generalization, extracted from this one example, that all government intervention in "the markets" is bad.
You can’t solve a problem without first understanding what the problem is.