Many years ago I had the pleasure of interviewing consumer activist and occasional presidential candidate Ralph Nader about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

He told me that even though Congress was lining up to overwhelmingly back the treaty, he was convinced that very few of its members had bothered to actually read the text.

So he offered a prize for any member willing to publicly answer 10 simple questions about the treaty. Eventually the strongly NAFTA-supporting Republican Senator Hank Brown of Colorado accepted the challenge.

Nader reserved the Senate Foreign Relations ...


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