søndag 20. august 2017

Chinese state media revel in Donald Trump's Charlottesville woes

Donald Trump swept to power vowing to make America not only great again but also strong, wealthy, proud and safe.  Pick up a Chinese newspaper this week, though, and you will find the state of Trump’s nation being described in rather less triumphalist terms. Since the deadly terrorist attack on anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, coverage of the US in China’s Communist party-controlled press has been peppered with four words: turmoil, chaos, mayhem and conflict.