Of course it is.
Free trade was a communist goal as described in The Naked Communist written in 1963.
Free trade is simply a codeword for our enemies to steal our industries and put us out of business.
The late Soviet Premiere Kruschev said “We’ll so weaken your economy that you’ll drop like ripe fruit into our hands”.
Indeed, America is approaching that point.
I saw a video the other day that said that Russia and Brazil put 20-30% tariffs on all imported US computer parts.
No one else in the world believes in free trade. All the other countries, especially in Asia have massive tariffs on all US products.
Even leftist Obama admitted free trade was a big problem.
Summary: Free trade is one of those things that benefits our elites, so we’re bathed in propaganda about its wonderfulness. Here is the rest of the story.
“When more than 95% of our potential customers live outside our borders, we can’t let countries like China write the rules of the global economy.”
–- President Barack Obama, 5 October 2015.
“But globalization in its current form has weakened us in important ways during the past 3 decades. Unless we start to think more clearly about trade, the ill effects will continue to grow”.
“Ricardo would consider our trade policies insane”.