Kramer, your graph is too big too read properly. Kinda screwed up the perspective..
PNTR and NAFTA aren't the only culprits that drove manufacturing off shore. NLRB, OSHA, the EPA and all of her sisters had a lot to do with it. Along with unions, added employee perks, the retirement avalanche, healthcare costs, the constant drum beat for higher minimum wage and the 35% corporate tax priced manufacturing out of the country. We priced ourselves out of the world market.
I don't suffer from any mental illnesses.. I enjoy them..