They are not completely wrong.
Like it or not, nearshoring with Mexico and Canada is getting steam. Far-shoring is losing luster as distance, language and time zones all start to weight on it heavily.
Intellectual property protection is also stronger in North America than China. In “The World is Flat”, even the pro-globalization author admits “there seemed to be no translation for the term non-compete agreement in Mandarin” while discussing a Western company’s efforts to manufacture product there.