Government Shutdown: Reaction from China

Perhaps the most critical word on Washington’s inability to raise the debt limit and keep the government open has come from China. That nation’s news agency has called for a, quote, “De-Americanized world,” along with the end to the use of the American dollar as the world’s international reserve currency.

The official state news organization also said the destinies of the people around the globe should not be left in the hands of a hypocritical nation with a dysfunctional government.

That’s the view of official China. But how do ordinary Chinese people feel about what they see happening in Washington and its effect on global markets. Eunice Yoon reports.

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