On Balance by Robert Delaney
Coronavirus crisis? Trump’s bromance with Xi is going strong and he can blame everything on the Democrats anyway
- The US president has suggested that investors are panicking not because of Covid-19 but because of the Democratic presidential debates. It’s doubtful that even the Chinese propaganda machine could stretch the truth that far
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.