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For those who emailed me for more background on CAFTA, you might start here and here.

White House arm-twisting (and money-for-pet-projects-in-your-district-dangling) for votes on CAFTA is now in full force. Rep. Bob Inglis (R-SC) -- from the upstate district around Spartanburg, in the heart of the textile belt ravaged by NAFTA -- is the latest to succumb.