My Take by Alex Lo
Why the US ‘imperial presidency’ is looking a lot like China’s
- The privileges and powers of the US president as argued by Donald Trump’s lawyers in their Senate defence against impeachment are making mincemeat of the much celebrated checks and balances by Congress
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.