Jonah: The answer to your question, in two words (three? whatever), is:
The precise nagging objection that so many conservatives have with
international free trade is that, taken to its logical conclusion, it seems
to require the abolition of the nation-state. This is indisputably true if
you throw free movement of peoples into the mix, as many modern free-traders
That may be a good thing, or it may be a bad thing, but a conservative
thing, it ain’t. Not unless I have conservatism all wrong.