“Of the many satirical nicknames Donald Trump has been called in his quest for the presidency, the one that, ironically, may contain the most truth comes from the China Press, a Chinese-language newspaper based in the United States. A March 28 article refers to the Republican front-runner as ‘China’s secret agent in America.’ Why? Because Trump’s plans to protect U.S. interests actually benefit China more.
Trump has made China-bashing a fixture of his campaign: Railing about ‘currency manipulation’ and ‘stealing’ U.S. jobs are stump-speech fixtures. But regional experts say that because of Trump’s denigration of the U.S. relationship with Japan, his acceptance of Chinese human rights abuses, and his isolationism, a Trump presidency would strengthen both the ruling Chinese Communist Party and China’s place in the world.”
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