China Watches Anti-China Rhetoric in GOP Race With Alarm

January 13 2012, 10:09am

Anti-China rhetoric has been common amongst Republicans vying for their party's presidential nomination. Jon Huntsman even faced an advert that questioned why he had adopted a Chinese child. "In Campaign 2012, the Chinese Communist Party has become an unexpected factor in American politics. As candidates and voters struggle with how to respond to China’s soaring economic might, the Middle Kingdom is now the source of much debate in the race for the presidency, and it’s getting nasty."