President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

The left wonders why the president can’t see the folly of a trade war

Who wins a trade war? It won't be the American worker. A roundup of editorials Monday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the left: 

Oh! What a Lovely Trade War

From Bloomberg: Why are we having to tell the president that a trade war is bad?

Trade War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing

From columnist Paul Krugman: There is only one word for an impending trade war – stupid. 

The tariff sheriff: Trump embraces an idea that usually backfires

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune: The president doesn’t need to protect us from our own economy.

The right points out that new gun control measures do nothing to really solve the problem.