What was the central point that Bastiat was trying to make in his imaginary petition of the candle makers?

Free Trade

Read “The Last Word” on page 464 of your text. What was the central point that Bastiat was trying to make in his imaginary petition of the candle makers? Do you agree with Bastiat? Why or why not? How does this argument relate to current arguments about free trade?

Support your argument with relevant, scholarly resources (such as The Wall Street Journal) using APA style and format to cite and reference them.

Use the course readings and other resources to support your responses and use proper APA format for your citations and references.