Pat Buchanan - "You're not going to get back the middle class when you're constantly appeasing big business -- when folks are losing their jobs because of these trade deals, these masses of imports, these open borders, and the wars we've gotten into. I think the whole country is rejecting that," Buchanan told TheDC.
Buchanan strongly rebuked policies that have favored opening up America's market to foreign goods and have encouraged businesses to outsource jobs to other countries and recruit low-skilled immigrant workers to come to the United States -- policies that have been favored by the big business-wing of the party.
"In the first decade of the 21st century, we lost six million manufacturing jobs and 55,000 factories," Buchanan listed off as the damage he says have been done by these policies. "Do any of these people have an idea why that's happening?" read more