In a blog post that attempts to discredit Buchanan (and the positive review of Buchanan's book by Washington Times Editor Brett M. Decker), Daniel Rivera Greenwood of the Competitive Enterprise Institute writes:
Many of the “made in China” products we see at big-box retailers are not produced in the United States simply because they are too labor-intensive to be made by American producers.What? Too labor-intensive?? That's what manufacturing is all about. Is Greenwood saying Americans are too lazy, too stupid to do the work?
Read Greenwood's entire blog post here.