U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.
Photo: Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP
Photo: Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP

The Left sees Trump’s Asia trip as a big win – for China

Why does it seem President Donald Trump doesn’t understand that China doesn’t want to be friends? A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at Trump’s actions in Asia

Opinions from the Left:

1. Trump Is ceding global leadership to China 

From The New York Times: The president seems unaware he is abdicating the leadership of the world to China’s president.

2. Donald Trump is handing wins to Chinese President Xi Jinping

From USA Today: China’s president has quickly learned that if you stroke Trump’s ego, you can have your way.

3. Trump is about to learn that China couldn't care less about America

From The Los Angeles Times: President Xi sees China at the head of the world table with America holding its coat.

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