North American Free Trade Agreement
America's hangover from the heady Clinton years

To the editor: Bill Clinton's high approval ratings prove that Americans have very short memories or are ignorant of the facts. ("How Bill Clinton, improbably, became America's favorite politician," Sept. 10) His administration is largely responsible for the 2008 financial crisis, since Clinton signed the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, which voided the 1933 Glass-Steagall law that prevented banks from making risky investments. Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, which had disastrous consequences for U.S. workers. His Treasury Department made a rule change that allowed U.S. corporations to more easily park profits overseas. Today, we're still...