Terry H. Schwadron
March 19, 2019
Even this early in the presidential election campaign, there are all kinds of promises to Rust Belt voters. Certainly, the proposals are needed, though the emphasis on Rust Belt communities seems especially selected because of the key role they played in electing Donald Trump president in 2016.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Mn, for example, is talking about a massive government infrastructure initiative for the Midwest. And several Democrats are going out of their way to try to appeal to farmers with promises to repeal…