Both China and Russia have continued to use the opportunity of the George Floyd protests and unrest on many American city streets to lash out at Washington at a deeply vulnerable moment for US leaders.

“Who is more like Nazi Germany?” China’s state-run Global Times Editor-in-Chief Hu Xijin tweeted Sunday in response to Pompeo’s likening China’s crackdown on Hong Kong to Nazi Germany’s rapid and brutal WWII push across Europe.

A follow-up Global Times editorial underscored that the US government response of deploying National Guard troops in some locations to quell protests “have blown the US’ national reputation, uprooting Washington’s moral foundation for blaming other places, including Hong Kong, on human rights.”



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