I suppose aphorisms have dominated politics since the Peloponnesian War, but actual politics demands more than slogans, no matter what people like Edward Snowden have to say about it. Economic globalization is a real thing that is occurring, something that every candidate in the U.S. presidential election is putting their heads in the sand about, too. But yeah, let’s raise those tariff boundaries. They tried that after WWI, too.
The actual plan to grow the British economy, I’ve read, is to drop corporate taxes by half to keep banks in the country.