On Balance by Robert Delaney
Why a small election in Kentucky is bad news for Donald Trump – and China
- Not only could the electoral defeat of the US state’s China-friendly Republican governor Matt Bevin foreshadow the 2020 presidential election, but it also reflects the rapidly hardening attitudes towards China within the US establishment
Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.