September 30, 2012

China, Jobs and the Future of American Fear

Brian Fung, The Atlantic

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Earlier this week, President Obama and Mitt Romney took turns needling China in front of large Ohio crowds. The two campaigns are running back-to-back television ads in the state, each trying to out-bluster the other on being "tough" on China. As our own Molly Ball writes, the attacks work -- largely because they appeal to middle-American concerns over outsourcing and competition.

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