US President Donald Trump admires Chinese President Xi Jinping because he sees in Xi all that he is not, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs.
Etler, a former professor of Anthropology at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Sunday while commenting on Trump’s praise of the Chinese leader.
In a closed-door fundraiser in the state of Florida on Saturday, Trump praised Chinese president after the ruling Communist Party reportedly declared plans to eliminate a two-term limit for the presidency, paving the way for Xi to serve indefinitely.
Trump further expressed hope that the US may have a president for life some day, according to audio excerpts of his remarks broadcast by CNN.
“He’s now president for life, president for life. And he’s great. And look, he was able to do that. I think it’s great. Maybe we’ll have to give…