This “Made in China” Olympic uniform nonsense is just that: nonsense. Don B and Mark P remind us that there are two other important things to consider: 1) where products were invented/designed/etc. and 2) that the place of final assembly is a pretty arbitrary way to pick where the X is in the “Made in X” label.

Outsourcing makes everybody wealthier by allowing for specialization and the division of labor. Those who rail against it are really saying that they would rather everybody lead worse lives.

-JD Cross

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