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Carly Fiorina Bashes Chinese As Dull Thieves

Diplomacy would not be President Fiorina's strong suit.

Well, let's strike diplomacy from the list of things Carly Fiorina might have been marginally able to do if she were (God forbid!) elected. This little rant on the Chinese is vintage Carly.

Fiorina's comments were made on Jan. 24 during an interview about the Common Core with Iowa political blog, Caffeinated Thoughts, video of which was surfaced by BuzzFeed News on Tuesday.

“I also think the argument for Common Core is frequently, ‘Oh, we have to compete with the Chinese,’” Fiorina told the blog.

Fiorina cited her overseas business experience in China.

“I’ve been doing business in China for decades, and I will tell you that yeah, the Chinese can take a test, but what they can’t do is innovate,” Fiorina said. “They’re not terribly imaginative. They’re not entrepreneurial, they don’t innovate, that’s why they’re stealing our intellectual property.”

Obviously they're doing something right in China, given that their economy is creating a new billionaire every week, mostly from online revenues. But don't tell Carly that. She might be tempted to invade China or something.


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