BONOKOSKI: Blaming China for pandemic is Trump’s ace-in-hole

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Xi Jingping, the most autocratic dictator in China since Mao Zedong and his Little Red Book, now has his country under yet another relentless assault for its initial response to the coronavirus pandemic. In a power of the press moment, the controversy was spurned on in sensational fashion by a multi-billion-dollar invoice levelled at China which was conjured by the editor-in-chief of the Bild, Germany’s largest newspaper but also Europe’s most influential daily with a circulation of 1.5 million.