The NBA star suggested Monday it’s better to just shut up and keep your head down than risk offending the rulers of China. Even a seven-word message on Twitter from an NBA general manager can get under their skin, as James and the NBA learned last week.
On the other hand, it’s ridiculous to say Biden is a Chinese asset — if he were, his handler would tell him to oppose China here and there to build credibility. But China can count on Joe Biden always to take China’s side.
With record acreage planted, U.S. soybean growers hope to expand exports to China this year as Chinese demand continues to increase, but competition from Brazil and concerns about U.S. genetically modified crops may dampen Chinese enthusiasm.