What benefits do conservatives see in exporting manufacturing jobs?
What is the economic benefit in exporting well paying manufacturing jobs overseas that shrink the middle classes and expand the low income classes? They must see some benefit since the middle income right vote against their own interests and elect pro big business and anti-blue collar middle class worker conservatives. "Reality has a Liberal Bias" that is true, but how does it benefit the right-wing voter who basically votes their own job overseas?
Asked By: Carol R - 12/13/2010
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It makes their rich base even richer.
Answered By: Reality has a Liberal Bias - 12/13/2010
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Cheep labor and no pollution regulations.
Answered By: bare and phallused - 12/13/2010
Wow it's funny you would ask that, when the Democrats had a majority in both houses of Congress while NAFTA was being negotiated and when it went into effect during the Clinton years. And the Democrats have had a majority in both houses of Congress again for the past two years, and they have done nothing to stop job... More
Answered By: gws35 - 12/13/2010
Pretty simple really. Unions have (in many instances) forced wages so high in the US that companies are forced to move operations overseas for the sake of profitibility. Companies exist for revenus and growth. And, it's not just Republicans either. Theresa Hines-Kerry has sereral overseas operations for Hines foods... More
Answered By: Metroguy - 12/13/2010
It is the unions who are driving jobs overseas by making their labor unaffordable. Businesses can't pay union wages and benefits and still produce competative services and products. In a tight economy people will buy the cheaper products.
Answered By: vtsztpu - 12/13/2010
...because they're hoping potential challengers die of starvation?
Answered By: THE Hot Black Chic - 12/13/2010
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