George Will To Whirlpool: Protectionist Washer Tariff Betrays Consumers

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No less than Pulitzer prize-winning columnist George Will is taking Whirlpool and its federal protectors to task for considering a tariff on imported Samsung and LG washers. The surcharge amounts to an unfair tax on consumers that would limit their choice in the marketplace, he writes, and contradicts Whirlpool’s own pro-competition arguments when it lobbied to buy Maytag.

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Read the full story at the National Review.


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