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 never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.
R. Buckminster Fuller