wchao37 Post time: 2018-10-1 12:37
Nothing to be proud of if China's GDP reaches past that of the U.S. ?
Well, even if it is hardly ...
re: "at least in the commoner's mind."
Indeed, in this case you most certainly pin-point Uncle Sams commoner mind
Others only wonder regarding such simplicity ...
After all, success is not complicated, it is about people, behaviours and attitudes...
This post was edited by wchao37 at 2018-10-5 16:52
At a time when American Vice President Pence found it expedient for him to slam China in an all-out attack on Thursday, providing yet the best proof that America's days as the Number One economy in the world are indeed numbered, we persisted in keeping our fingers crossed and our mouths shut. The only retort I have heard so far from the Chinese side was a muted one.
It is indeed that much more counter-intuitive for our FM Wang Yi to stand there on the UN podium vehemently DENYING that China has any intention to substitute America as the Big Brother (Yi Ge) amongst the family of nations.
While I can understand that it is almost second nature for Chinese diplomats to adopt a low profile in presenting China's image, it is quite another matter for Wang Yi to even imply in his UN speech that China is tired of wargames and and that third-world countries should not expect leadership from China any time soon, and that it was best for them to follow America's lead in solving the world's problems even after Trump had until withdrawn from international platforms, shredding all multilateral material agreements that could have served to save the day,