Boobgate Vs. Bonusgate
What they are attempting is hypocritical, stupid, trivial and illegal. Besides that, no problem.
And get this...
Free trade is the one area where the world indisputably turns to Washington for leadership. What does it see? Grandstanding, parochialism, petty payoffs to truckers and a rush to mindless populism. Over what? Over 97 Mexican trucks -- and bonus money that comes to what the Yankees are paying for CC Sabathia's left arm.
UPDATE: And Mike Gerson's analysis is just as good.