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Q: Kung Flu. Great.

Kung flu is the newest catch phrase from Trump The Great. I just can't be bothered anymore as I realize that, as confrontational with China as he sounds, he's *secretly* learning from Mauo.

 

Examples,

 

1. Mockery

M: America the paper tiger.

T: China Virus, kung flu.

 

2. Expel

M: Foreign envoys

T: Chinese research fellows. Mexican immigrants

 

3. Disregard to lives

M: Ok to sacrifice 100 or 200 thousand lives to fight a war

T: Huge victory if Covid-19 death is under 100 thousand

 

4. Cause social divide

M: The cul-tura-l revolution. Tear down temples and monuments

T: Ok, this one maybe was only indirectly caused by T. But hey, where is the leadership to resolve them?

 

So, actually Trump is a friend, a student and an ally. Just kidding!

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what is your question?

WangNan2020:

My question was what do you think.

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what do we think of what?

 

you could also include what you think, and engage in conversation and not look as if you are just fishing.

I have found that not giving an opinion is VERY common in China and feels dishonest.

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@ WangNan.

I'll help you out if you have a problem understanding what foreigners expect from a conversation - it means that you have to share/say what you think while asking people what they think - not only you asking questions and not giving your thoughts in return:

 

https://answers.echinacities.com/question/why-do-chinese-people-not-answer-questions

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I won't try to defend much of what Trump says, but some criticisms of him are unsupported.

 

Much of the anti-China rhetoric began with a mistaken assumption that a "trade imbalance" hutts the US, and that sanctions against China would spark an increace in domestic manufacturing. It morphed into something worse when the West's respose to CV-19 was to ignore it until it was epidemic -- to divert attention from American incompetence, China became a  convenient scapegoat.

 

Much of Trumps immigration police can be summed up as "follow the law as it is written" (especially vis-a-vis illegal immigrants). That's his job. Only Congress can rewrite the laws. (Well, Congress and Obama, but that's a different issue)

 

Trump has doen more to end military American involvement in active wars then Obama. I'll grant that he hasn't doen enough, and he has been way to bellocose about American military might. But, he has not started any wars. Also the US CV-19 death toll has already passed 100,000, and (so the Trump administration seems to believe) additional restriction won't stop the virus but will do irreparable harm to the enconmy. He may be right about that.

 

Trump did not create America's social divide. His election was a result of it. A "progressive" (largely socialist, and often Anti-American) ethos dominates politics in most large cities, most public schools, and many universities. Many Americans (about half) reject that world-view. Hence a social divide. That the main-stream media unabashedly support the "progressive" movement lead to unending criticism of everything Trump says or does even when he is right. The "progressives," not Trump, are mirroring the Cultural Revolution.

 

Trump is almost certain to lose the coming election. Alas, his opponent is now competeing with him over who can take a harder line against China. It's frightening.

 

I suspect the whole world will suffer from the exacerbation of America's social divide following the next election -- regardless of who wins.

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what is your question?

WangNan2020:

My question was what do you think.

5 hours 49 min ago
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sorrel:

what do we think of what?

 

you could also include what you think, and engage in conversation and not look as if you are just fishing.

I have found that not giving an opinion is VERY common in China and feels dishonest.

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@ WangNan.

I'll help you out if you have a problem understanding what foreigners expect from a conversation - it means that you have to share/say what you think while asking people what they think - not only you asking questions and not giving your thoughts in return:

 

https://answers.echinacities.com/question/why-do-chinese-people-not-answer-questions

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I don't get your point. It's pretty much undisputed that the orange man is uncouth.

Is this a somewhat incoherent fledgling attempt at virtue signalling? Keep at it, you'll get there.

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Trump bitched and complained about China with Leslie Stahl on 60 minutes in 1996, he has always had a problem with China and when he gets reelected it's going to get much worse. The good news is the urban areas will become Detroit and Chicago on steroids, the suburbs will be armed like a fortress and I will be locked, loaded, and ready, better than hunting deer.

ambivalentmace:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/chinese-scientists-discover-swine-flu-230741167.html

 

PANDEMIC 2.0

Who says Chinese are bad at innovation? Congratulations on your outstanding research, a nobel prize should be coming soon, or just make a fake one.

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