Tone Deaf Wilbur Ross

I watch MSNBC each morning (this is Thursday January 24, 2019) to get a read on the market. The Dow was up 43 points pre market, then Wilbur Ross, our tone deaf Commerce Secretary came on and said two things that are remarkable . Note that he is a billionaire.

The first was that the China trade negotiations are “miles and miles away….”. Immediately the pre-market dropped 30 points, a swing of 70 points in a few minutes. Then he went on to say things like companies are leaving China to go to Vietnam and other small nations to manufacture their goods. NOT true at all. Ive been manufacturing in China 20 years, and to try to move our production to a small Communist country with hardly any infrastructure is absurd. It will not fly for me and most US based companies and importers.

The Second was even worse, after Andrew told him that furloughed government workers are having to go to food banks and homeless shelters to obtain food for their families, his reply was this, and I quote: “they can get loans from banks and credit unions”. Really Mr Ross?My experience is low wage employees cannot easily obtain loans. Banks lend to those who have assets and are credit worthy. Its basically a fantasy and the fact that he even said this shows how out of touch he and the Trump administration really is regarding the effect of the shutdown. Its pathetic and lacks basic humanitarian empathy.

What can we do to help, if our government wont?

21 thoughts on “Tone Deaf Wilbur Ross

  1. Howdy! Someone in my Facebook group shared this site with us so I came to take a look. I’m definitely enjoying the information. I’m book-marking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Fantastic blog and terrific design.

  2. Hi, There’s no doubt that your blog could possibly be having internet browser compatibility issues. When I look at your web site in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in I.E., it’s got some overlapping issues. I simply wanted to provide you with a quick heads up! Aside from that, great site!

  3. Your style is very unique compared to other folks I’ve read stuff from. Thanks for posting when you’ve got the opportunity, Guess I will just bookmark this page.

  4. I was extremely pleased to find this site. I want to to thank you for your
    time for this particularly fantastic read!! I definitely appreciated
    every bit of it and I have you saved as a favorite
    to see new things on your site.

  5. Hi there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and found
    that it’s truly informative. I’m going to watch out for brussels.
    I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future.
    A lot of people will be benefited from your writing.

    Cheers!

  6. Spot on with this write-up, I really believe that this website needs a lot more attention. I’ll probably
    be back again to read more, thanks for the advice!

  7. I’m amazed, I have to admit. Seldom do I encounter a
    blog that’s equally educative and amusing, and let me tell you, you have hit the nail on the head.
    The problem is something that too few folks are speaking
    intelligently about. I am very happy that I stumbled across this in my search for
    something relating to this.

  8. Simply wish to say your article is as amazing. The clearness in your post is simply nice and i can assume
    you are an expert on this subject. Well with
    your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with forthcoming post.

    Thanks a million and please carry on the gratifying work.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *