On Balance by Robert Delaney
By backing Trump’s refusal to accept US election results, Pompeo dilutes his criticism of China
- The US secretary of state’s indignation about the anti-democratic machinations of the Chinese government is playing out as many members of his party pledged to reject the result that has been certified by all 50 states
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.