Get together officers questioned how a polarized nation that botched its response to COVID-19 may lecture others and mentioned that efforts to power others to repeat the Western democratic mannequin are “doomed to fail.”
Tian Peiyan, the deputy director of the get together’s Coverage Analysis Workplace, mentioned the pandemic uncovered defects within the American system. He blamed the excessive COVID-19 loss of life toll within the U.S. on political disputes and a divided authorities from the very best to the bottom ranges.
“Such democracy brings not happiness however catastrophe to voters,” he mentioned at a information convention to launch a authorities report on what the Communist Get together calls its type of democracy, which is firmly below get together management.
Biden, who has made a contest between democracies and autocracies a central theme of his presidency, has invited about 110 governments to a two-day digital “Summit for Democracy” beginning Thursday. Neither China nor Russia have been invited.