That is, they love talking about it. “If you think outsourcing jobs is good, then you should vote for George Bush!” Edwards told a crowd in outsourcing-wary Ohio, the state that might be the election’s most coveted prize. He had to be enjoying himself as he bellowed, “John Kerry and I want to keep good jobs in America!” The Kerry-Edwards rhetorical strategy is that simple: oppose outsourcing and you’re the American worker’s best friend. We witnessed outsourcing’s equal-and-opposite effect during the chillier atmosphere of the last presidential debate. Read on, here.
Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.