Last month Associate Editor Brian Corbett wrote a commentary supporting the Bush Administration tariffs on imported steels. He said suppliers were over-reacting to the tariffs and suggested they should be working instead to develop more mutually beneficial relationships with their auto maker customers. We invited the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn., a key opponent of the steel tariff program, to provide an opposing view. In the past few months we’ve seen an almost endless media ...

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