China Claims Widespread Lockdowns Will Help Global Economy

China Claims Widespread Lockdowns Will Help Global Economy

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday claimed outsiders misunderstand Beijing’s increasingly bizarre “dynamic zero-Covid” strategy, and fail to appreciate how China is somehow saving the global economy tomorrow by brutally locking down cities, shuttering factories, and snarling supply chains today.

“As China battles its worst COVID-19 [Chinese coronavirus] outbreak since 2020, its zero-COVID strategy has been repeatedly accused of undermining the global economy. It is a short-sighted viewpoint that will, ultimately, add more uncertainty to the global economic recovery,” the Chinese Communist paper pontificated.

After rambling on for a while about how “dynamic zero-Covid” is not actually the Moby Dick obsession to achieve an…

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