'Made in China' Olympic Uniforms Are a Win for the U.S.

Ralph Lauren outsourced the production of the U.S. team’s opening ceremony uniforms to China. Photograph by Ralph Lauren/AP Photo

Virtually every politician—Republican and Democrat—is up in arms about how the U.S. Olympic Committee allowed Ralph Lauren to outsource the production of the U.S. team’s opening ceremony uniforms to China. But they’ve all lost track of some basic economic facts. Those made-in-China items are good for the U.S. economy and for U.S. jobs.

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