China’s state-run newspaper Global Times on Wednesday called President Joe Biden’s plan to provide 500 million at-home coronavirus test kits “placebo-like” approach and “too little, too late.”
“You know there’s 330 million Americans right?!?!? Your number of tests seems awfully insufficient. Why wasn’t this sorted MONTHS ago?” the Times gleefully quoted one social media user.
The paper seemed bent on trying to get the U.S. to impose further lockdowns on its people, similar to the one in effect right now affecting 13 million people in the Chinese city of Xi’an.
While the criticism of Biden is valid and he does have many failures in his first year, China really has no room to talk if it is still locking down its citizens more than a year after the nation claimed to have eradicated COVID-19.
China’s ability to impose draconian lockdowns on its people is doing great damage to its economy, and is not something the U.S. ever wants to emulate, no matter how China tries to goad us.
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