Tuesday, February 3, 2009

How to piss off our friends

Europeans are not very happy about the "Buy American" clause in the current stimulus bill:

The EU and Canadian ambassadors to Washington have already warned that the clause could promote protectionism and trigger retaliatory moves.

UPDATE: The Chef over at The Economist's Cookbook deftly expands on this post. Please take some time to take a look.

2 comments:

PaulsHealthblog.com said...

Snuggle up to the Middle East, but then piss of the Europeans?

Is the the great new "change" the Obama administration had in mind?

The_Chef said...

Smoot-Hawley all over again.

FUCK.

Does no one ever learn?