Editorial: Don’t buy the trade deal alarmism

The Washington Post 

Obama administration negotiators have sought to minimize the misuse of this settlement provision under the TPP by recognizing each country’s “inherent right” to regulate for health, safety and quality-of-life objectives. The vast majority of TPP countries are legally well-developed (Canada, Australia, New Zealand) or already free-trade partners with the United States (Mexico, Peru, Chile). So the TPP changes the status quo hardly at all.