DARK DAYS….Dan Drezner comments on the dim prospects for expanding the Trade Adjustment Assistance program to include service sector workers:

The two direct losers from this kind of impasse: service sector workers displaced by offshore outsourcing, and free trade advocates. The first group is small — the second group is smaller.

Really? The ranks of free trade advocates have dwindled to a ragtag band of a few thousand penniless outcasts? Who knew?