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Trump Wants to Slap Harley Davidson With Exit Taxes: New at Reason

Attacking immigrants and emigrants is no way to save jobs

Trump is ruthlessly preventing immigrants from coming to America to protect "U.S. jobs" from the minute he stepped into theFlagFabian Bimmer/REUTERS/Newscom Oval Office. But now he is also threatening companies such as iconic American motorcycle manufacturer, Harley Davidson, because it wants to move operations abroad to escape his trade war.

But Trump alone is not to blame for this. Attacking fleeing Americans as "unpatriotic" has long been a Democratic tradition, actually, points out Reason Foundation Senior Analyst Shikha Dalmia.

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