Have you noticed the most recent television ad against CAFTA, the Central American Free Trade Agreement? In it, detractors very wittily capitalize on the rhyme with NAFTA and present it as another ‘sucking sound’ of jobs leaving America. It seems to me a little sad these folks cannot think of actual arguments against this policy and must resort to 13-year-old Ross Perot witticisms to make their point.
Or do they? To bring in a moral perspective, Democrats in Congress asked Bishop Alvaro Ramazzini of San Marcos, Guatemala to testify on CAFTA. Read here for Fr. Robert Sirico’s answer to the Bishop’s questionable advice.