On July 28, Xinhua published an op-ed called “Bring some sense of global responsibility to brinkmanship-obsessed Washington.” In the article, Xinhua argued that the rest of the world was “kidnapped” by the “dangerously irresponsible” brinksmanship of the U.S. Congress.
“The ugliest part of the saga is that the well-being of many other countries is also in the impact zone when the donkey and the elephant fight,” said Xinhua. “The potential collateral damage is way too heavy.”
“How can U.S. politicians improve their mindset so that they will care at least a bit more about the rest of the world when handling domestic affairs with global reverberations?” asked Xinhua.
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