- Despite what we've heard from the press, the center-right is doing quite well in Latin America, especially since even the non-Chavista left is supportive of free trade and fiscal responsibility.
- Predictions that NAFTA would transform more of North America to look like Texas have proved true, and northern Mexico is a clear case in point.
And our favorite quote from the column:
These center-right parties all stand for change--change in the sense of allowing a vibrant private sector to grow and alter our ways of living and making a living. Their opponents tend to stand against change, for the vested interests of public-sector unions, for (in Canada and Mexico) the subsidy of anti-American metropolitan elites.