Caldwell couldn’t make lots of screws for Apple, even though it once had the capacity, because that part of its business was beaten by cheaper competition in China years before. (The article also quite rightly points out that U.S. workers are paid far more than Chinese workers and also don’t live under an authoritarian government that can compel them to work all day and all night.)
… they can’t simply move manufacturing back to the United States like the President of the United States keeps saying.
The older (wiser?) I get the more I realize nothing is ever as simple as it seems. Nothing is ever as black and white as it seems. The real world seems to be almost infinitely gray and complex.