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Trade Deficit

December 21, 1987

This is in response to the article, "October Trade Gap Hits Record $17.6 Billion" (Part 1, Dec. 11)

Here are three reasons for our one-sided trade gap with Japan, Western Europe et al.

--A B-1 bomber will not fit in my garage, but a BMW or a Toyota will.

--An MX missile will not fit in my living room, but a Sony television will.

--A cluster bomb will not fit in my kitchen, but a Sanyo microwave oven will.

Need I say more?


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