Opinion: Zhao Lingmin on the roots of Chinese elite support for Trump
"In China’s imperfect market system, many elites come from rough backgrounds. Furthermore, decades of revolutionary ideology have made the whole society valorize coarseness, slovenliness and lack of hygiene. This makes many people see Trump’s vulgarity and inconsistency as amusing, straightforward and honest."
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