Yes, it looks like even the antiques and collectibles industry can be affected by politics.
As an American I wonder where our pride has gone. As an antique dealer I am saddened by the thought of a long running, exceptional glass company going out of business due to our lack of support, even by our government.
When we have nothing left to manufacture here will we notice?
It is fun to collect things from the past but what about our future?
Something to think about.