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Alternative Fact of the Week: That Xi Jinping is a great guy

Alternative Fact of the Week: That Xi Jinping is a great guy

Among the hallmarks of Donald Trump’s campaign for president were his attacks against China and its leadership. Whether it was about China devaluing its currency, taking away jobs, spying on businesses, polluting the environment and even “cheating” in the Olympics, the hostility was palpable and ever present. Mr. Trump even pronounced the word, China, in a hard, overstated way as if it caused him denture pain. "We can’t continue to allow China” — excuse us, “ChAYE-nuh” — “to rape our country, and that’s what they’re doing. It’s the greatest theft in the history of the world,” he told supporters in Indiana 18 months ago.

So what did now-President Donald Trump say when finally...

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