Comment: Not free market, not libertarian.

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Not free market, not libertarian.

Blind allegiance to buying locally is not a libertarian concept, nor a free market concept, nor is it particularly good for consumers, the economy, or the USA.
Buying from where products are made better and cheaper frees up capital which can be used locally for local products which may be made better or cheaper. This encourages progress, innovation, and efficiency.
Blindly buying products locally ties up capital in potentially inferior or higher priced goods and services. Yes it would move local economies, but saving money by buying foreign products frees up money which could be used on local services or items which happen to actually be better.

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).