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China sees two 'bowls of poison' in Biden and Trump and ponders who is lesser of two evils

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China sees two 'bowls of poison' in Biden and Trump and ponders who is lesser of two evils

Then they are the same as the American people constantly faced with the Hobson's choices of the duopoly.

Maybe the CCP can create a split and make a "Democratic People's Chinese Party" with virtually the same leaders and policies as the CCP and have elections every four years.

Then it could call itself a rules-based democracy with freedom and self-determination for its people.

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“Trump is by nature volatile and cruel and is a person hard to be familiar with,” said Shi Yinhong,

If you wanna know how to deal with him, ask your country's buddy, Vladimir Putin. He has Trump's measure because Trump is very simple to understand. He is a friendless, loveless, self-centred, selfish narcissist. Nothing more. In fact, think of your country, China, as being embodied in one person and it is very similar. But it might be hard because all narcissists have a massive blindspot, almost by definition.

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What is left unsaid in the article is the public’s perception over China’s governance. Which, frankly, is bad.

One polling service over the past year reported a record-low 15% of Americans view China favorably, while 45% view it very unfavorably and 39% mostly unfavorably. A viewpoint shared by Republicans, Independents, and Democrats, with all three reporting favorables below the 20 percentile mark. (Gallup).

Care for another one? Another pollster said last year that, across 24 countries surveyed, reporting attitudes toward China’s rule, show a median of two-thirds say they have an unfavorable opinion of the country, while just a median of 28% offer positive ratings. A full half or more in each of the North American and European countries surveyed have somewhat or very unfavorable opinions of China. Including majorities of three-quarters or more in Sweden, the US, Canada, the Netherlands and Germany. Australia and Japan? Both coming in with the highest unfavorable ratings, at 87% each. Of those polled, unfavorable opinion of China are at or near their historic highs. (Pew).

So China’s ruling party has a BIG image problem. And ANY politician savvy enough to realize that will respond accordingly to the domestic electorate, no matter how big a bully China wants to make itself.

The world is on to China, and it is up to the Party to finally realize this, come to grips over it, and change so as people will start to trust it enough to want to do business with it again.

Want to talk bowl full to the rim with poison? China, look in the mirror, for a change, instead of blaming everyone else for your failures and shortcomings.

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Then they are the same as the American people constantly faced with the Hobson's choices of the duopoly. 

Given Trump's growing popularity seems more people are definitely more comfortable with him leading this country.

Maybe the CCP can create a split and make a "Democratic People's Chinese Party" with virtually the same leaders and policies as the CCP and have elections every four years. 

What?

Then it could call itself a rules-based democracy with freedom and self-determination for its people.

No, because China never had and never will be a democratic nation in any sense of the word.

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Well, this is one of the rare times I have to agree with China. I wish Popeye would run. He'd get my vote.

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China will opt for Trump, why?

1) No Unelected Special Interests acting as real President

2) No support for US NATO RISKY eastward expansion

3) More pro US energy policies helping global markets

4) More pro US private sector vs. Big Deficit Govt.

5) Less global wars and more stability

6) Biden's just TOO Old, Kamala Harris RISK

7) Trump likes to Golf!

8) China's tired of giving Joe Biden and Hunter $cash

9) Much needed 're-set'

10) It's the year of the "Orange Trump Dragon'!

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The evil of two lessers.

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It’s not just China that sees two bowls of poison. I think most people- left,right and center are seeing the same thing

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Trump rightly called out China for the Wuhan Lab escape of Covid and unfair trade practices

Biden is bought and paid for

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MCToday  01:04 pm JST

Trump rightly called out China for the Wuhan Lab escape of Covid and unfair trade practices

Biden is bought and paid for

That's the TRUTH and Fundamental Difference!

With Trump, we all know we're getting, with Biden, ONLY his $Special Interests Know What THEY'RE GETTING.

For example, THEIR Ukraine Proxy War putting World in Grave Danger, while causing Huge Collateral Damage!

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Actually, more like which one they can control as their puppet or lap dog. I think that one is obvious.

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China will opt for Trump, why?

You're definitely right. Trump makes a good pet, too.

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Chico3Today  01:27 pm JST

China will opt for Trump, why?

You're definitely right. Trump makes a good pet, too.

It was an interesting point in the 2016 Hillary Donald debate. The interviewer asked Trump why his health care policies would be better than Hillary. His reply?

"Hillary's taking Over $500M in healthcare special interests campaign money this election. I'm not taking $1. I could raise hundreds of $millions from them, BUT that would mean my healthcare policies would be bought and paid for in order to HELP them, NOT the American People."

Nuff said, Billionaires have enough wealthy, including Trump, thus focused on real legacy matters, not a cheap $

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Nuff said, Billionaires have enough wealthy, including Trump, thus focused on real legacy matters, not a cheap $

@HopeSpringsEternal - I don't think Trump is the billionaire you claim him to be; far from it. He's pretty much broke, and still has many charges, legal bills, creditor bills, etc. that he still faces. So technically, we're all richer than him.

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@HopeSringsEternal,

Nuff said, Billionaires have enough wealthy, including Trump, thus focused on real legacy matters, not a cheap $

More spam gibberish from the Russian Troll Farm!

I think you've been hitting the vodka bottle a little too hard comrade!

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@HopeSpringsEternal - I don't think Trump is the billionaire you claim him to be; far from it. He's pretty much broke, and still has many charges, legal bills, creditor bills, etc. that he still faces. So technically, we're all richer than him.

Given Mara Lago assessed at b/w $1 and $2B alone, pretty sure he's real deal. Understood NYC properties underperforming, but NYC sinking! Golf courses = $OK.

People like he's not for sale politically, that's Trumps BIG appeal, especially relative to Biden $crime syndicate, as their banking records tell the true $story everyone get it!

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China sees two 'bowls of poison' in Biden and Trump and ponders who is lesser of two evils...

What corrosive, toxic, harmful destructive deadly substance does the government of China present to the Global peace loving democratic community, committed to basic human rights, all the freedoms associated with a international law-based governance, regulatory system of fair trade?

Well Xi Jinping, dictator, despot lunatic that is directly culpable for a pandemic the cost 6,975,205 million innocent lives.

I would settle for Trump or Biden without a seconds thought.

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Trump has been bought and paid for by Putin, and would do nothing to protect Taiwan, so of course Xi wants Trump back in office.

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china ?! “Sees it that way ?!

We (Americans) ALL “See it that way”, it just so happens that CHINA doesn’t want Trump to win because if he DOES, they lose.

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Xi filled those bowls with poison with his wolf warrior diplomacy. Couldn't even manage to continue "bide your time" deception.

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Trump has been bought and paid for by Putin,

That outplayed conspiracy has been debunked for over 4 years now.

and would do nothing to protect Taiwan,

No, he definitely would protect Taiwan, he just would find a way to do so with minimal American military lives.

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