TO THE EDITOR:
Regarding "China recovering but U.S. players still struggling" (Oct. 26), I think overall this was to be expected. After we gave them our technology for something less than majority ownership, they have learned it all from us. Now they have positioned their own brands as the primaries, which is human nature. The Chinese people buy what they perceive as Chinese brands.
He was wrong about a lot of things, but I've said for years that Richard Nixon is rolling over in his grave. The premise to opening up the Chinese market was for us to export our products there, not put them in business and give them our proprietary technologies. With the trade battles, it is just a matter of time before all the U.S. companies will pull out of China.
Like drag racer John Force said many years ago when he hired a driver who beat him frequently, "I think I've hired my own assassin!"
GARY ENGLE, Ocala, Fla.