China reckons US democracy is imploding but could be missing the point

China’s wolf warrior diplomats and its state-run media have described the storming of Washington’s Capitol building on January 6 as a failure of US democracy. But an alternative view is that it may instead be a sign of the democratic system’s strength….

China’s wolf warrior diplomats and its state-run media have described the storming of Washington’s Capitol building on January 6 as a failure of US democracy. But an alternative view is that it may instead be a sign of the democratic system’s strength.Academics say the flaws in US politics are there for all to see, but the China narrative often reflects misunderstandings about how a democratic system works. And, while American democracy may have taken some body blows under outgoing president…

This post was originally published on South China Morning Post.


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