It’s a little late for the elite political media that boomed “free trade” and the miracles of the “globalized economy” in a “flat” world to suddenly look up and discover that a 55-year old steelworker in Indiana likely will not be getting a job writing code for the Next New Thing. It’s a little late for the elite political media to discover that de-unionization has not been altogether a boon in those few sectors of the industrial economy that haven’t been cored out or sent to Vietnam.
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Charles P. Pierce on how the media gave us this monster.
This link has been sitting in my “to be blogged” pile for literally the last six months. I’d kind of thought it wouldn’t be relevant by now but apparently that was wishful thinking.