On Balance by Robert Delaney
Donald Trump is a bigger threat to the US than coronavirus or China
- His retweeting of dubious claims about an unproven Covid-19 treatment was no miscalculation. It fits his pattern of undermining US institutions for personal gain, and his priority now is to win re-election at all costs
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.