Trudy Rubin: To compete with China, Biden needs bipartisan cooperation and strong alliances

As President Donald Trump continues to spew lies about “election fraud” and attack democratic institutions, he is handing China a huge Christmas gift. Trump touts his hard-line tack toward Beijing as a historic policy shift. He warned during the election campaign that if Joe Biden won, China “would own the United States.” On the contrary, President-elect Biden grasps something Trump never understood. The president’s chaotic China policy — and his failed trade deal — ignored the essential elements for success: convincing Chinese leaders that America’s democratic system is not crumbling and unit…

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