Rogin: Michael Bloomberg’s China record shows why he can’t be president

China is quickly becoming the most important U.S. foreign policy issue. As the Chinese government grows more repressive internally and more aggressive outwardly, the American people are waking up to the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to undermine U.S. security, prosperity and freedom. New presidential aspirant Mike Bloomberg’s record on China shows he is the wrong person to guide our country in confronting this historic challenge. The former New York mayor and his company Bloomberg LP are heavily invested in China and in the idea of accommodating the Chinese government – even if that means turning a blind eye to its realities. Bloomberg’s closeness to the Chinese leadership is surely an asset for his business, but it reveals a huge weakness in his bid to be president of the United States. (Wash. Post)

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