Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Monday evening that the Trump administration is hitting Canada with stiff tariffs of up to 24% on lumber shipped into the United States after trade talks on dairy products fell through.
Bipartisanship is a cause basically every politician pledges his or her support for, but how many actually succeed at it? We all love principled, unwavering politicians who stand firm in their ideals, and we love to hate on those spineless moderates and sellouts who give in to the opposition. But could it be that it is precisely because we demand this of our leaders that compromises have become so hard? In this climate, sometimes the moderates are the real heroes. It takes more courage to defy your own party than to resist the opposition. In that spirit, here are some examples of great political compromises: