Anyone who knows even an iota about economics understands that president Donald Trump’s tariffs will raise the cost of goods in the United States. Target and Walmart stores are both warning of higher prices on goods which means stores are pushing the cost of the tariffs onto the backs of the American consumer.
Government interventionism always and everywhere entails a forced separation of ownership and control. It always and everywhere creates unwanted “partnerships” between the citizens and their government. It follows that, by its very nature, it creates a moral hazard both for the citizens and for the government.