The Chinese Government Owes the World an Apology

COVID-19 has hurt the Chinese government’s standing on the world stage. Taking full responsibility will save face; no amount of spin will.

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President Donald J. Trump joins Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, at their bilateral meeting Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the G20 Japan Summit in Osaka, Japan. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

COVID-19 Originated in China

And the Chinese government covered it up for months while it spread.

COVID-19 Hurt the Chinese Government in China

In a communist country, the government’s power lies in its ability to create a better quality of life for the citizens of that country than the citizens think they can create for themselves.

COVID-19 Hurt the Chinese Government in the Global Marketplace

When push came to shove, American and other international companies doing business in China- like 3M- came under the purview of the Chinese government and were co-opted by the state.

COVID-19 Hurt the Chinese Government with the U.S.

During the outbreak, it hasn’t escaped everyone’s notice that the U.S. over-dependency on goods produced in China has become a threat.

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