Every year, China grows bigger and more powerful, most recently
seizing control of Hong Kong and trying to buy allies at U.S.
Xi Jinping said this week that China’s progress in fighting the
virus, including reopening schools, has “fully demonstrated the
clear superiority of Communist Party leadership and our socialist
This is the message Beijing is spreading to other world leaders
and their own people, as China seeks to displace America as the
great global power.