U.S. voters are finding China to be a source of contention, as questions of trade imbalances, product safety, and job outsourcing become more and more pressing.
It could be expected that Iraq would play a big role in the 2008 U.S. election campaign. But if recent populist rallies are an indication, another country may be rousing even more anger from voters: China.
In all corners of an overflowing convention room this week in the industrial Rust-Belt city of Pittsburgh, voters, union officials and company executives alike railed against unfair trade — and demanded U.S. politicians do something. [Full text]