Duty, Honor, Fruits and Vegetables

In the last hours of the debate over NAFTA, many stirring words were spoken about free trade, open borders and America's courageous march into the future. Some of the most high-flown oratory was uttered by Representatives who once opposed the agreement but obtained Administration promises of a better deal and quite suddenly changed their minds. If you went by the rhetoric of the Florida delegation, for example, you would quickly conclude that many of those who switched sides did so because of their ideals -- and that they were unswayed by the White House offer of greater protection for citrus, sugar...

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