Cheryl K. Chumley
The Washington Times 
October 16, 2013
Chinese state media have been filled this week with cartoon images of America’s leaders, mocking them for stumbling on a debt deal while depicting the nation as a beggar.
CBS  reported that a Commerce Minister adviser to the Chinese government , Mei Xinyu , said the “gentlemen” on Capitol Hill are unconcerned how their “monkey business” is impacting the world and degrading America’s image across the globe. He also said that if America does default on its loan obligations, China  will likely quit buying U.S. Treasury  bonds.
Meanwhile, the media in China  continue to ridicule U.S. leaders, also depicting America as a nation that’s suffering and on life-support. Still, U.S. financial experts are telling China  to back off — that if America caves, so does China .
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