One seriously has to question whether or not anyone at Trump’s campaign, including himself, have any idea how the internet works. Otherwise, they would be smarter about a few things. The most recent example of this comes from Trump making a personal blog post on the now defunct “Trump University” website, where he stated how he was a strong advocate of the outsourcing of American jobs.
He actually was so utterly stupid as to suggest that outsourcing jobs created MORE jobs. It’s freakin’ ridiculous to think this, and nobody has to be an economics expert to know that is not a factual statement.
As they say, the internet never forgets. I don’t think Trump did either. He has no plans to bring jobs back to America, and you can read why below:
Here is the blog post in full from Trump’s one-time fraud mill of an online university. This was written by him and not another employee.
We hear terrible things about outsourcing jobs–how sending work outside of our companies is contributing to the demise of American businesses. But in this instance I have to take the unpopular stance that it is not always a terrible thing.
I understand that outsourcing means that employees lose jobs. Because work is often outsourced to other countries, it means Americans lose jobs. In other cases, nonunion employees get the work. Losing jobs is never a good thing, but we have to look at the bigger picture.
Last year, Nobel Prize-winning economist Dr. Lawrence R. Klein, the founder of Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, co-authored a study that showed how global outsourcing actually creates more jobs and increases wages, at least for IT workers. The study found that outsourcing helped companies be more competitive and more productive. That means they make more money, which means they funnel more into the economy, thereby, creating more jobs.
I know that doesn’t make it any easier for people whose jobs have been outsourced overseas, but if a company’s only means of survival is by farming jobs outside its walls, then sometimes it’s a necessary step. The other option might be to close its doors for good.
Source: Internet Archive Wayback Machine
It takes an extremely specialized version of stupidity to say that it’s a good thing to ship millions of American jobs out of the country, in order to give a handful of IT workers higher wages. Extra free money for billionaires creates zero jobs, and the myth of “trickle down” has been proven to be a greater fraud than Trump’s fake university.
To Trump, the “big picture” is higher profits for the top 1 percent, while the rest of us are fighting to keep welfare programs from being cut so we do not literally die. This person is going to be the Republican nominee. Millions of absolutely clueless Americans will be voting for him, and in doing so will be ensuring a worse future for themselves.
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