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Trump is right. Call out the nannying flop WHO for brown-nosing China

OPINION | Other nations should threaten to pull their money if it can’t exorcise Chinese communist influence

Madeline Grant

So loathed is Donald Trump by Western liberals that one suspects he could ban guns, introduce a universal basic income and allow gender self-ID on the census, and they would probably still find something to condemn.

Even so, the US president’s decision to withdraw funding from the World Health Organisation has sparked a remarkable level of outrage, given this is a temporary freeze.

This is not to say that Trump’s detractors are wrong to question his motives. The president, a consummate electioneer, is clearly trying to divert attention away from his handling of Covid-19. But even a stopped clock is right twice a day, and Trump is right rather more often than that...

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