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VOA China 360: China's Trump Fan Club?

In this week’s segment, Michael finds out why presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has developed a fan base among many Chinese social media users, despite his repeated sharp criticisms of Beijing in his election campaign rhetoric. Chinese media researcher Kecheng Fang, a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, talks to Michael about the reasons behind Trump’s appeal in China; while Michael highlights some alternate theories culled from Facebook and Twitter users.