Attacking China will not solve US woes, but worsen them

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2021-06-06

USPresidentJoeBidendeliversremarksontheCOVID-19responseandtheongoingvaccinationprogramattheEisenhowerExecutiveOfficeBuildingonMay12,2021inWashington.[Photo/Agencies]Manymaystillrememberthehilarious2015HuffPostEntertainmentvideoinwhichpreviousUSPresidentDonaldTrumpsays,"China",,attackingChinaappearstobetheonlyweaponthatBidenhastotryandgalvanizeadividedUSsocietyandsellhisambitious$,theonlyconsensusamongWashingtonpoliticiansistoscapegoatChina,byhypingupthe"Chinathreat"selectioninNovember,only21percentAmericanssaidtheyexpectedthedividebetweentheRepublicansandDemocratstonarrowwhile54percentRepubli,52percentAmericanssaidth,whichshowedthelowpublictrustintheUSgovernment,alsoexplainswhyBidenneedstocreatethe"Chinadistraction".OnlyaboutaquarteroftherespondentstothesurveysaidtheycantrustthegovernmentinWashingtontodowhatisright"justaboutalways"(2percent)or"mostofthetime"(22percent).sdestructiveprotectionisttradepolicies,especiallyagainstChina,,ther,aformerWorldBankchiefeconomist,criticizedBidenfordeclaring"Americaisback"butdoingreallynothinginclearingTrumpstoxiclegacyontrade."IftheBidenadministrationwantstoachieveitsstatedgoals,itwillremoveTrumpsprotectionistmeasures,workmultilaterally...Itshouldbeobviousbynowthatcontinuingthelastadministrationstradepoliciesisarecipeforfailure,"shewroteinascathingop-edonProjectSyndicate,aninternationalmediaorganizationthatpublishesandsyndicatescommentariesondifferentissues,sop-edinTheWashingtonPost,whichtargetedChina,aweekago,RachelEsplinOdell,aresearchfellowattheQuincyInstituteEastAsiaProgram,saidtheUnitedStatesneedsapragmaticstrategythatdoesntdependonnegatingChina,Icoveredthe2012presidentialcampaignandwasdisgustedbyRomney,MexicoorIndiaforstealingUSjobsbytakingadvantageofglobalization,theyweretryingtodivertdomesticpublicattentionfromtherealquestionoftheadministrationsfailuretohelpUSworkersadapttothechangingeconomicsituationthroughjobtrainingprograms,,about75percentoftheAmericanrespondentssaidthatitsveryimportanbeing,butitwontsolveanyoftheUSproblems,。