Fear-mongering is a bipartisan sport

The AFL-CIO’s blog provides a useful corrective to anyone who thought political scare tactics were the sole province of the Republican Party:

Buy American Opponents: Un-American

What do Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have in common?

They both oppose provisions in the economic recovery package that would ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent on products that are made in America-to the maximum extent possible. The Buy America provision survived the recent Senate debate, despite attempts to kill it by someone who consistently wraps himself in the American flag: Sen. John McCain.

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