A dysfunctional America helps China – but hurts Australia and our region | China | The Guardian

Trump Xi

Chinese leaders – and many of its citizens – believe the United States is in terminal decline and that President Donald Trump has hastened the inevitable. The troubling story of decay in America paints a different picture in China from that in the rest of the world: the authoritarian model of politics and economics is just as good, if not better, than the liberal democratic model of the “west”.

A dysfunctional America helps China – but hurts Australia and our region | China | The Guardian