CANDIDATE ON THE COUCH
An unidentified “senior U.S. official” took to the pages of the Financial Times this week to criticize popular Taiwan opposition presidential candidate Tsai Ingwen as potentially bringing new instability to the Taiwan Strait. But the official, identified in news reports as a White House National Security Council staff member, is not the only one tak- presidential election set for in January.
China chimed in Sept. 20, issuing a timely, nearly 15,000word-long article psychoanalyzing Ms. Tsai in a tone typical of some of China’s major news outlets. The article analyzes the way Ms. Tsai’s eyes move, her hand and body gestures, and her educational and family backgrounds. It reaches the conclu-