"However, isn't it seeing it through rose-colored glasses, to say that it has just been beneficial to the United States?" she asked. "I mean, I've been out ... across this country over the last year, talking to people whose jobs were lost directly because of NAFTA. Is it wrong for the president to say there's got to be a better deal?"
"Some of these jobs have been lost because of globalization," Negroponte said. "Some of these jobs have been lost because of technology. Some of these jobs have been saved, because the factories move to Mexico instead of to China so that they were at least related economic activities that were conducted in the United States.
But the overall benefit has been one of growth in both economic activity and jobs."