My roommate, the highly trained aesthetician (and investigative museum reporter) Kriston Capps points out that Mitt Romney's Reagan Zone of Economic Freedom looks rather different when represented in a more intuitive manner:

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The other thing to observe here is that this "zone" -- the list of countries with which the US has current or pending free trade agreements -- has nothing whatsoever to do with Ronald Reagan and doesn't constitute a zone in any meaningful sense since the agreements differ from country to country and some of them are purely bilateral. Romney may be the least pernicious Republican but he's still quite the buffoon.

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