The European Union bans the import of beef and beef products produced from animals fed with growth-hormones. Of course, there is no logical link between motorcycles and beef, but it’s the way trade is sometimes negotiated between countries.
“Should the availability of motorcycles be hindered by these unjustified trade sanctions, dealerships may close, leaving countless Americans without jobs,” said Wayne Allard, AMA vice president of government relations. “The negative effects of the proposed sanctions will not only harm the motorcycle sales industry, but will spread through the aftermarket equipment sector, recreation equipment sales, the sports entertainment industry and further down the line.”
Political cartoonist/author and faithful reader Paul Jamiol gifted me with the above cartoon to bring your attention to this important issue.