Human Rights

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.


A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.


CAMP SPRINGS, MD - JANUARY 18: U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden (R) and Chinese President Hu Jintao (2nd R) listen to the U.S. National Anthem during an arrival ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base January 18, 2011 in Camp Springs, Maryland. Chinese President Hu is on a state visit to the United States. He will be welcomed with a state arrival ceremony and have official meetings with the Obama Administration at the White House tomorrow. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Jintao’s Visit: The Landlord Cometh

Conversations may in fact be happening about human rights and political repression. However, for Jintao, those conversations are only punch lines to jokes.


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