Trump’s re-election strategy is to shift the focus of the problem abroad so he can be the shining commander-in-chief. Photo: AFP
Hans-Georg Moeller
Opinion

Opinion

Hans-Georg Moeller

Donald Trump is making China the bogeyman in an election year – sound familiar?

  • In 2016, Trump pinned US socio-economic woes on China and won the election. This year, he is pinning Covid-19 on China to distract Americans from his policy failures. Will ‘Getting tough on China’ get him re-elected?
Trump’s re-election strategy is to shift the focus of the problem abroad so he can be the shining commander-in-chief. Photo: AFP
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