During the primary, Mr. Trump frequently criticized the war in Iraq; Mr. Pence voted to support it. Mr. Trump is a vocal critic of free trade; Mr. Pence is a strong proponent.
If there is a drain, it’s Mexicans going home – roughly one million returnees between 2009 and 2014, according to the Pew Research Center, outpacing the number of Mexicans moving north by about 140,000. That owes something to growth and stability in the Mexican economy, which is largely a function of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
This is something we cannot do on the cheap. We cannot pretend we exist in a vacuum. We are in a market of paramedics and firefighters. They have an actual market value. We cannot allow our dislike of pensions, unions and negotiations to get in the way of what is best for the taxpayers of Longboat Key.