This Chinese Life

Speaking of nations with which we’ve had on again – off again relations there was a mesmerizing 45 minute long story about China today on the great radio program This American Life.

For those Republicans who are convinced that labor organizations are only a menace the story will be a cold splash of water in the face. Same for Steve Jobs worshipers.

We could do worse than have an American President that can speak Mandarin even if he inexplicably uses it in a Republican Debate.