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TN Dem Sen candidate: Politicians care too much ‘about what voters think today’

Tennessee Democrat Senate candidate Phil Bredesen knows what’s best for you.

The former governor told a newspaper today that politicians in Washington, D.C. think too much about what the voters want.

So much for that dusty ole’ “Of the people, by the people, for the people” mantra.

While talking about economic powers in the world and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he told editors at The Tennessean, “…I just think free trade is good. But much more fundamentally, I think it was a bad, sort of national security decision, simply because if you’re going to be in this kind of an economic competition with China, who is certainly a formidable competitor, we are dominant at this point, in that part of the world.”

He continued, “I have no idea why we would cede that economic dominance to China for some, you know, local political kind of thing.

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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