Aug 3, 2022·edited Aug 3, 2022Liked by Sam Olsen

Just a minor correction: "blockade of Taiwan [h]as started." We've all done it before :).

Congrats on another Spectator article however. I am a regular reader of that magazine.

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Thanks Dale

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'Washington and its allies need to start playing a smarter game when it comes to China and its ambitions over Taiwan,' you said in The Spectator.

I think it's too late for 'smarter' and even 'stronger'.

China is so far ahead of us in smarts and strengths that we're little more than rowdy spectators.

As President Trump, himself a genius, observed, “People say you don’t like China. No, I love them. But their leaders are much smarter than our leaders. And we can’t sustain ourselves with that. It’s like, take the New England Patriots and Tom Brady and have them play your high school football team.”

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