Irony is Softwood Lumber and Katrina

It is a sad irony that the only way tariffs that have caused so much hardship, poverty and loss of employment in my country, now look like they will be reduced(though not eliminated). Not because of any change in policy, but rather because of the massive catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Because of the increased cost of lumber in the US the tariffs will only cause more hardship for those trying to rebuild their lives on the Gulf Coast…

So much suffering.. and now it has spread. All because of the shortsighted and insular policies of one government.

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