Detroit News Columnist Daniel Howes and Michigan Radio are partnering in weekly essays examining what's hot in Michigan business and politics -- and what it all means. This week, Howes says President-elect Donald Trump needs a briefing in the realities of the global auto market. Trashing General Motors, Ford Motor and Toyota Motor for building cars in Mexico may win style points in the heartland, but it conveniently ignores the reasons why.

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