Economist Tonelson on Obama Trade Positions

This is really worth reading for Tonelson focuses heavily on trade, US manufacturing.

Trade and the White House Race Part II: Does Obama Really Care?

Maybe it’s the latest sign of the apocalypse or simply another indication of the continually jaw-dropping nature of the 2008 presidential race. But the biggest reason to question Democratic frontrunner Barack Obama’s commitment to be a major change agent – as this campaign’s signature buzz-phrase would have it – for U.S. trade policy is his failure to pander wholeheartedly.