This is one massive load of bullshit from the Oval Office Occupant.
Dear Great Patriot Farmers: you’re so screwed. pic.twitter.com/aoTsdRvQvx
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) May 14, 2019
Patriot Farmers are the one cultivating potatoes to make Freedom Fries, right?
— Emil Archambault (@EmilArchambault) May 14, 2019
Moral. Cowards. https://t.co/LFY5vrb6hp
— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) May 14, 2019
"Farmers get impatient with Trump's trade war: 'This can't go on'" https://t.co/6v3yvDxy4o
— Scott Lincicome (@scottlincicome) May 14, 2019
… The escalated tariffs don’t hit agricultural products directly, since most were already facing a 25% tariff imposed by China last year. But the news still sent commodity prices plummeting.