❝ Canada is one of the US’s largest trade partners, with $673.9 billion worth of goods and services going between the two countries in 2017. Also, contrary to Trump’s attacks, the US maintained an $8.4 billion trade surplus with Canada last year, mostly due to a large advantage in services…
❝ According to US Census Bureau data, Canada was the top export destination for 32 states in 2016, by far the most of any country. So far in 2018, Canada is also the top export destination for US goods, with over $98 billion worth of goods going over the border.
Of the 32 states that count Canada as their biggest export destination, 20 voted for Trump in the 2016 election.
I realize this requires more reflection than “Make America Great Again”. Ignorant may vote stupid and vice versa. It may require further screwing around with the US economy for fiscal pain to manifest in populist households.