Editorial Board

Democrats Should Think Liberally About Trade

Fast-track negotiating authority for the president shouldn't scare workers.

More trade equals more growth.

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

One of the most important features of President Barack Obama's legacy will receive an up-or-down vote in the House on Friday. Unlike with health care or foreign policy, however, his main opponents on trade deals are members of his own party -- and their last-minute arguments have the whiff of desperation. 

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