The tone of the speech by Pottinger (centre) contrasted with the often blunt approach of Donald Trump. Photo: AP

Trump adviser Matthew Pottinger takes soft approach to promoting democracy in China on May Fourth Movement anniversary

  • Pottinger argues that China does best when it listens to the diverse opinions of its average citizens
  • His remarks echo an approach in China that uses history to criticise leaders; Monday marks the 101st anniversary of iconic student protests on May 4, 1919
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The tone of the speech by Pottinger (centre) contrasted with the often blunt approach of Donald Trump. Photo: AP
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